Since 1973 Labour ran the County Council for a total of sixteen years but it was the Conservatives that ran it into the ground. Desborough Branch Labour Party
Northamptonshire County Council (in its present form) has existed since local government reorganisation in 1974 (The first elections were in 1973).
Political control over the 48 years –
Labour 1973 – 1977
Conservative 1977 – 1981
No overall control 1981 – 1993
Labour 1993 – 2005
Conservative 2005 – 2021
Labour ran the council for a total of sixteen years but it was the Conservatives that ran it into the ground. Now there is no Northamptonshire County Council.
This Thursday (6th May 2021) we elect a new council – The North Northamptonshire Unitary Council.