Thanet

  • Council Control: Min Con
  • Conservatives 21
  • Labour 6
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • UKIP 13
  • Other 15
  • Vacant 1

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.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
PO Box 9, Cecil Street, Margate CT9 1XZ

Phone
01843 577000

Website
http://www.thanet.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1749.24

Upper tier authority
Kent

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