Corby Borough Council was elected every four years. The council was abolished in 2021, with the area becoming part of North Northamptonshire.

Political control

From the first elections to the council in 1973 until its abolition in 2021, political control of the council was held by the following parties:

Party in control Years
Labour 1973–1976
Conservative 1976–1979
Labour 1979–2021

Leadership

The leaders of the council from 2005 until the council's abolition in 2021 were:

Councillor Party From To
Pat Fawcett[1] Labour 2005 Dec 2011
Tom Beattie[2][3] Labour 8 Dec 2011 31 Mar 2021

Council elections

The scheduled 2019 elections were cancelled due to the creation of the new North Northamptonshire unitary authority in 2021.

Borough result maps

By-election results

Rural East By-Election 17 October 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 512 50.4
Labour 369 36.4 -3.0
Liberal Democrats 134 13.2
Majority 143 14.0
Turnout 1,015 51.5
Conservative hold Swing
Danesholme By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,345 46.0 -3.0
Conservative 735 25.1 +1.1
Liberal Democrats 502 17.2 -9.7
Independent 342 11.7 +11.7
Majority 610 20.9
Turnout 2,924 65.5
Labour hold Swing
Central By-Election 30 August 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 542 72.9 -4.0
Conservative 201 27.1 +4.0
Majority 341 45.8
Turnout 743
Labour hold Swing
Lodge Park By-Election 16 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 471 38.7 +9.1
Labour 380 31.2 -39.2
Independent 272 22.4 +22.4
Socialist Labour 94 7.7 +7.7
Majority 91 7.5
Turnout 1,217 29.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Oakley Vale By-Election 21 February 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Becky Miller-Barton 405 49.9 +6.6
Labour Madeline Whiteman 267 32.9 -0.5
Liberal Democrats Scott Ponton 140 17.2 +3.0
Majority 138 17.0
Turnout 812 18.7
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Tributes as ex-Corby council leader Pat Fawcett dies". BBC News. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  2. ^ "New Corby leader Tom Beattie wants to create jobs". BBC News. 9 December 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  3. ^ Bagley, Alison (27 November 2020). "Corby Council leader Tom honoured with top award". Northamptonshire Telegraph. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Corby (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1975. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Corby (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Corby (Electoral Changes) Order 2006. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Corby (Electoral Changes) Order 2014. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.