Thanet

  • Council Control: Min Con
  • Conservatives 22
  • Labour 5
  • 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).

There is a dispute over the status of Ian Venables (Labour), who officers have disqualified as councillor for Margate Central ward. On 26 July the Conservatives gained Birchington South from a Thanet Independent elected for UK Independence Party.

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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