Nottingham City Council is a democratic organisation, with 55 Councillors representing electors in the 20 electoral wards in the City of Nottingham. There is a local election every four years when all 55 seats are contested.
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Our 55 councillors represent the following parties:
- 50 Labour Group Councillors
- 2 Conservative Group Councillors
- 3 Independent Group Councillors
The Labour Group, with the most number of councillors, currently has control of the council.
Leader and Deputy Leader
Executive Councillors and their Portfolios
The Executive is made up of the following councillors:
Councillor David Mellen
Portfolio Holder for Strategic Regeneration and Communications
Councillor Adele Williams
Portfolio Holder for FinanceCouncillor Sally Longford
Portfolio Holder for Energy, Environment and Waste Services
Councillor Cheryl Barnard
Portfolio Holder for Children, Young People and Schools
Councillor Rebecca Langton
Portfolio Holder for Skills, Growth and Economic Development
Councillor Toby Neal
Portfolio Holder for Housing and Human ResourcesCouncillor Neghat Khan
Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhoods, Safety and Inclusion
Councillor Pavlos Kotsonis
Portfolio Holder for Leisure, Culture and Planning
Councillor Linda Woodings
Portfolio Holder for Adult Social Care and Health
Councillor Audra Wynter
Portfolio Holder for Highways, Transport and Parks
The following Executive Assistant Councillors, appointed to informally support portfolio holders:
Councillor Ethan Radford
Executive Assistant for Housing and Cleansing
Councillor Jay Hayes
Executive Assistant for Health and Culture
Councillor Zafran Khan
Executive Assistant for Energy and Finance
Councillor Angela Kandola
Executive Assistant for Education and Transport
Councillor Leslie Ayoola
Executive Assistant for Property and Community Safety
Leader of Opposition Group
The leader of the main Opposition Group is Councillor Kevin Clarke
Click here to find out more about Councillor Kevin Clarke
Councillors Allowances and Payments
Councillors allowances under the Members' Allowances Scheme can be viewed in Governance Framework Document C.
Under The Local Authorities (Councillor allowances) (England) regulations 2001, Local Authorities are required to publish details of payments made to Councillors. This includes the basic allowance that all councillors receive, any Special Responsibility Allowances they receive for special roles such as Committee Chairmanships, Portfolio Holder roles and political group leadership, as well as any expenses paid for travel, subsistence and carers.
- Councillors Register of Payments 2010 to 2011
- Councillors Register of Payments 2011 to 2012
- Councillors Register of Payments 2012 to 2013
- Councillors Register of Payments 2013 to 2014
- Councillors Register of Payments 2014 to 2015
- Councillors Register of Payments 2015 to 2016
- Councillors Register of Payments 2016 to 2017
- Councillors Register of Payments 2017 to 2018
- Councillors Register of Payments 2018 to 2019
- Councillors Register of Payments 2019 to 2020
- Councillors Register of Payments 2020 to 2021
- Councillors Register of Payments 2021 to 2022
The above documents are published annually and detail the payments made to Councillors within a financial year.
Council's Committees and MeetingsView Council Meetings and Agendas
Information about the Council's meetings and committees, including agendas and minutes.
Membership of Committees
Membership of all Nottingham City Council committees, boards, panels and joint bodies can be found in Part 2 of the City Council's Constitution. Please click here to view the Constitution.