The Independent Group 5, Independents 3, unaligned 1. England's smallest county, which regained its independence in 1997. Partners with Leicestershire for many services. The county town is Oakham.
Cottesmore has a vacant seat (held by the Conservatives). Independents gained Oakham South West from the Conservatives on 12 July, and Oakham South East from the Conservatives on 8 March.
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