Independents 5, Independent Alliance 4, Holland on Sea Residents Association 3, non-aligned 2, Tendring First 1, ungrouped 1. North east Essex peninsula, with the port town of Harwich, and coastal resort of Clacton.
Roy Raby and Kevin Watson (both Golf Green) moved from UK Independence Party to Conservative in July 2017. The Conservatives gained St James ward from the Coastal Independents on 6 April.
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