Independent Group 5 (the Green Party councillor also sits in this group), non-aligned Independent 3. England's smallest county, which regained its independence in 1997. Partners with Leicestershire for many services. The county town is Oakham.
Ryhall and Casterton has a vacant seat (held by an Independent elected for the Conservatives). Paul Ainsley (Oakham North West) moved from Conservative to non-aligned Independent in November 2021. Labour gained a seat from a non-aligned Independent at a byelection in Oakham North West on 4 November. Alan Walters (Oakham North East) moved from Conservative to non-aligned Independent in November 2021. The Liberal Democrats gained Oakham South from the Conservatives at a byelection on 19 August.
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