Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council
Nottingham City Council
Type Non-metropolitan district council of Nottingham
Leader Jon Collins, Labour Party
Lord Mayor Michael Wildgust, Labour Party
Members 55
Voting system First past the post
Last election 5 May 2011
Meeting place
Nottingham Council House (for Full Council meetings), but its main headquarters are at Loxley House

Nottingham City Council is the non-metropolitan district council for the unitary authority of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire. It consists of 55 councillors, representing a total of 20 wards, elected every four years. It is led by Jon Collins, of the majority Labour Party. The deputy leader of the council is Cllr Graham Chapman.[1] The last elections were held on Thursday 5 May 2011.


Political control

Year Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
2011 50 0 5
2007 42† 6 7
2003 36 11‡ 8
2000 40 4 1

† Cllr Mick Newton left the Labour Party and became an independent councillor in March 2011, leaving Labour with 41 councillors.

‡ In 2003, 6 weeks after the election 5 Lib Dems split from their party to form a group of Independents.


Ward Councillors
Arboretum 2
Aspley 3
Basford 3
Berridge 3
Bestwood 3
Bilborough 3
Bridge 2
Bulwell 3
Bulwell Forest 3
Clifton North 3
Clifton South 3
Dales 3
Dunkirk and Lenton 2
Leen Valley 2
Mapperley 3
Radford and Park 3
Sherwood 3
St Anns 3
Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey 2
Wollaton West 3


  1. ^ "Your Councillors". Nottingham City Council. 14 September 2010. Retrieved 05 October 2010. 

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