Independents 2. Small towns (Rushden, Oundle, Raunds, Higham Ferrers, Irthlingborough) and large villages in the Rockingham forest.
The Conservatives regained Irthlingborough Waterloo at a byelection on 8 August (the outgoing councillor having defected to Labour). The council is likely to be abolished in 2021 as part of local government reorganisation.
Next local elections