Independent Maidstone 4, Independent Group 4, Independent 1. Centred on the county town of Kent, on the River Medway; the rural area was a centre for cement-making.
All four UK Independence Party members left to form 'Independent Maidstone' in March 2018. Richard Webb (Coxheath and Hunton) moved from Liberal Democrat to Independent in March 2018. The Liberal Democrats gained a seat in North ward from the Conservatives at a byelection on 30 November.
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