5 May 2011 Lab 50, Con 5 3 April 2015 Lab 49, Con 4, Nottingham Independence Party 1, Independent 1
20 October 2011 – Bridge – Lab hold Michael Edwards (Lab) elected Caused by the death of Ian MacLennan (Lab)
On 24 April 2012, it was reported that Jeannie Packer (Clifton South), a former Lord Mayor, had resigned from the Labour Party, after describing the Nottingham Group as “dictatorial”. She would become an Independent.
On 24 May 2012, Jeannie Packer (Independent) (Clifton South) declared that she intended to become a member of the new party, Nottingham Yes for Change.
On 3 October 2012, Jeannie Packer launched the Nottingham Independence Party, which plans to put forward candidates for the May 2015 elections.
4 April 2013 – Bilborough – Lab hold Wendy Smith (Lab) elected Caused by the death of Derek Blackwell (Lab)
4 April 2013 – Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey – Lab hold Sam Webster (Lab) elected Caused by the resignation of Stuart Fox (Lab), through ill health
6 June 2013 – Wollaton West – Lab gain from Con Steve Battlemuch (Lab) elected Caused by the death of Steve Parton (Con), who suffered a serious stroke, collapsed and died, while out campaigning for the Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey by-election
7 November 2013 – Dales – Lab hold Neghat Nawaz Khan (Lab) elected Caused by the resignation of Ken Williams (Lab), who had been diagnosed with dementia
7 November 2013 – Radford and Park – Lab hold Anne Peach (Lab) elected Caused by the resignation of Steph Williams (Lab), to care for her husband (see above)
6 March 2014 – Clifton North – Lab hold Patricia Ferguson (Lab) elected Caused by the disqualification of Lee Jeffery (Lab) for non-attendance. Mr Jeffery, aged 23, hit out at the ruling Labour Group, claiming there was “a lack of support”, when he suffered mental health problems. Lord Biro, of the Bus Pass Elvis Party, polled more votes in the by-election than the Lib Dems.
On 8 July 2014, it was reported that Emma Dewinton (Mapperley) had resigned the Labour whip and was sitting as an Independent. It is understood that she felt the Labour Party nationally had not got enough detailed policy and they needed to go into more detail at the Council. The scrutiny of detail was being undermined by Labour having too large a majority on the Council.