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Nottingham is a unitary authority in Nottinghamshire, England. Until 1 April 1998 it was a non-metropolitan district.

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Labour 1973-1976
Conservative 1976-1979
Labour 1979-1987
Conservative 1987-1991
Labour 1991-1998

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1997–present

Council elections

Non-metropolitan district elections

Unitary authority elections

City result maps

By-election results

Sherwood By-Election 20 November 2003[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,459 44.2 +10.0
Conservative 963 29.2 -1.7
Independent 288 8.7 +8.7
Liberal Democrats 278 8.4 -6.7
Green 203 6.1 -6.8
Socialist Alliance 74 2.2 -4.7
Church of the Militant Elvis 36 1.1 +1.1
Majority 496 15.0
Turnout 3,301
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey By-Election 5 May 2005[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 1,045 35.0 -6.7
Conservative 901 30.2 -8.7
Labour 759 25.4 +6.0
Green 220 7.4 +7.4
UKIP 60 2.0 +2.0
Majority 144 4.8
Turnout 2,985
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Wollaton West By-Election 7 August 2008[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 2,769 62.2 +15.7
Labour 1,042 23.4 +3.0
Liberal Democrats 424 9.5 -4.5
UKIP 220 4.9 -3.5
Majority 1,727 38.8
Turnout 4,455
Conservative hold Swing
Bridge By-Election 18 October 2011[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Edwards 1,152 50.2 -1.8
Liberal Democrats Saghir Akhtar 892 38.9 +2.7
Conservative Michael Ilyas 172 7.5 -4.3
UKIP Andrew Taylor 50 2.2 +2.2
Church of the Militant Elvis David Bishop 27 1.2 +1.2
Majority 260 11.3
Turnout 2,293
Labour hold Swing
Bilborough By-Election 4 April 2013[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wendy Smith 1,542 67.2 +5.9
UKIP Irenea Marriott 347 15.1 +15.1
Conservative Ian Culley 176 7.7 -11.9
Green Katharina Boettge 103 4.5 +4.5
Liberal Democrats John Calvert 96 4.2 -5.8
Church of the Militant Elvis David Bishop 31 1.4 +1.4
Majority 1,195 52.1
Turnout 2,295
Labour hold Swing
Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey By-Election 4 April 2013[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sam Webster 627 52.9 +10.0
Liberal Democrats Tony Sutton 368 31.0 +1.4
Conservative Jeanna Parton 116 9.8 -14.3
UKIP Andrew Taylor 75 6.3 +2.8
Majority 259 21.8
Turnout 1,186
Labour hold Swing
Wollaton West By-Election 6 June 2013[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Battlemuch 2,211 46.8 +11.1
Conservative James Spencer 1,594 33.8 -16.9
UKIP Chris Clarke 565 12.0 +12.0
Liberal Democrats Barbara Pearce 216 4.6 -9.0
Green Katharina Boettge 106 2.2 +2.2
Church of the Militant Elvis David Bishop 28 0.6 +0.6
Majority 617 13.1
Turnout 4,720
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Dales By-Election 7 November 2013[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neghat Khan 1,644 66.4 +12.3
UKIP Irenea Marriott 364 14.7 +14.7
Conservative Neale Mittenshaw-Hodge 220 8.9 -9.0
Green Adam McGregor 99 4.0 +4.0
Liberal Democrats Tad Jones 78 3.1 -17.8
TUSC Cathy Meadows 72 2.9 +2.9
Majority 1,280 51.7
Turnout 2,477
Labour hold Swing
Radford and Park By-Election 7 November 2013[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anne Peach 1,146 65.2 +17.1
Conservative Nicholas Packham 355 20.2 -6.1
UKIP Francesco Lari 123 7.0 +7.0
Green Katharine Boettge 80 4.6 -9.7
Church of the Militant Elvis David Bishop 31 1.8 +1.8
TUSC Geraint Thomas 22 1.3 +1.3
Majority 791 45.0
Turnout 1,757
Labour hold Swing
Clifton North By-Election 6 March 2014[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patricia Ferguson 1,179 41.2 -9.7
Conservative Andrew Rule 1,025 35.8 -13.3
UKIP Kevin Clarke 536 18.7 +18.7
Church of the Militant Elvis David Bishop 67 2.3 +2.3
Liberal Democrats Tony Marshall 56 2.0 +2.0
Majority 154 5.4
Turnout 2,863
Labour hold Swing
Sherwood By-Election 4 May 2017[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adele Williams 2,816 63.5 +19.4
Conservative William Scott 847 19.1 +0.7
Liberal Democrats Barry Holliday 359 8.1 +2.0
Green Zeb Brigham 221 5.0 -12.8
UKIP Carol Boultby 139 3.1 -5.9
Church of the Militant Elvis David Bishop 51 1.2 +1.2
Majority 1,969 44.4
Turnout 4,433
Labour hold Swing
Basford By-Election 19 October 2017[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nick Raine 1,409 68.2 +19.4
Conservative Bradley Wing 408 19.7 -0.4
UKIP Bill Ottewell 119 5.8 -10.3
Green Zeb Brigham 81 3.9 -8.4
Liberal Democrats Rebecca Proctor 49 2.4 +2.4
Majority 1,001 48.5
Turnout 2,066
Labour hold Swing
Bestwood By-Election 19 October 2017[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Georgia Power 1,280 63.4 +7.8
UKIP Francesco Lari 301 14.9 -7.0
Conservative William Scott 297 14.7 -1.2
Liberal Democrats Christina Morgan-Danvers 57 2.8 +2.8
Green Liam McClelland 50 2.5 -4.1
Church of the Militant Elvis David Bishop 34 1.7 +1.7
Majority 979 48.5
Turnout 2,019
Labour hold Swing
Bulwell Forest By-Election 19 October 2017[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cheryl Barnard 1,420 54.4 +8.1
Conservative Karen Kemp 966 37.0 +17.2
UKIP Tony Blay 141 5.4 -14.6
Green Andrew Jones 52 2.0 -5.6
Liberal Democrats Callum Southern 31 1.2 -3.0
Majority 454 17.4
Turnout 2,610
Labour hold Swing
Wollaton West By-Election 8 March 2018[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cate Woodward 2,193 48.8 +10.1
Conservative Paul Brittain 1,950 43.4 +8.2
Liberal Democrats Tony Sutton 237 5.3 -1.7
Green Adam McGregor 72 1.6 -8.2
Church of the Militant Elvis David Bishop 41 0.9 +0.9
Majority 243 5.4
Turnout 4,493
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Clifton North By-Election 27 September 2018[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Steel 1,311 47.7 +12.1
Labour Shuguftah Quddoos 928 33.8 -4.2
Nottingham Independents Kevin Clarke 307 11.2 +11.2
Liberal Democrats Rebecca Procter 92 3.3 +3.3
Green Kirsty Jones 64 2.3 +2.3
Church of the Militant Elvis David Bishop 46 1.7 +1.7
Majority 383 13.9
Turnout 2,748
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St Ann's By-Election 7 October 2021[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Corall Jenkins 1,048 65.5 +0.9
Nottingham Independents Francesco Lari 204 12.7 +12.7
Conservative Ngoc Thanh Tran 193 12.1 +1.2
Green Barbara Coulson 92 5.7 +5.7
Liberal Democrats James Housley 40 2.5 -8.0
TUSC Florence Trevorah 24 1.5 +1.5
Majority 844 52.7
Turnout 1,601
Labour hold Swing
Sherwood By-Election 7 October 2021[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nayab Patel 1,174 47.8 -17.1
Nottingham Independents Colin Barratt 629 25.6 +25.6
Conservative Alfred Pryor 320 13.0 -1.0
Green Catriona Sibert 195 7.9 +7.9
TUSC Geraint Thomas 76 3.1 +3.1
Liberal Democrats Alison Rouse 63 2.6 -9.8
Majority 545 22.2
Turnout 2,457
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ The City of Nottingham (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  3. ^ The Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire (County and District Boundaries) Order 1985
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Nottingham (Electoral Changes) Order 2000. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Nottingham (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2005. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Sherwood Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  7. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  8. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Wollaton West Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  9. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Bridge Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  10. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Bilborough Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  11. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  12. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Wollaton West Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  13. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Dales Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  14. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Radford and Park Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  15. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Clifton North Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  16. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Sherwood Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  17. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Basford Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  18. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Bestwood Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  19. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Bulwell Forest Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  20. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Wollaton West Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  21. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Clifton North Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  22. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — St Ann's Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.
  23. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Sherwood Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk.