Independent 3, non-aligned 1. Small towns (Rushden, Oundle, Raunds, Higham Ferrers, Irthlingborough) and large villages in the Rockingham forest.
The council will be abolished on 31 March 2021 as part of local government reorganisation. There are vacant seats in Kings Forest and Rushden Sartoris wards (both held by Conservatives). Jake Vowles (Oundle) moved from Conservative to non-party in 2020.
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