Hartlepool Independent Group 5, Putting Hartlepool First 3, Independents 2. Port and manufacturing town, originally in Durham and then in the former county of Cleveland. Famous as the town which hanged a monkey mistaken for a foreign sailor; the monkey mascot of Hartlepool FC was elected as Mayor in 2002.
Five UKIP members formed the Hartlepool Independent Group in January 2018.
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