Thanet Independent Councillors 12, Independent 2, Independent allied with UKIP 1. The north-eastern tip of Kent, with the towns of Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs (birthplace of Ted Heath).
Birghington South has a vacant seat (held by Thanet Independent elected for UK Independence Party). A Conservative minority administration took over on 1 March after a UK Independence Party group split in February 2018 with 12 members setting up 'Thanet Independent UKIP group', which later became Thanet Independent Councillors.
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