Ungrouped 3, Green Party 1. West Kent port town, with the economy based around the docks; previously a mining area. The Royal Marines are based in the separate town of Deal in this borough.
Buckland ward has a vacant seat (held by Labour). Peter Walker (Eythorne and Shepherdswell) moved from Labour to ungrouped in November 2018. Mike Eddy (Mill Hill) moved from Labour to Green in November 2018. Bob Frost (North Deal) moved from Conservative to Independent in September 2018.
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