Thurrock Independents 17. The Thames Gateway area of Essex, including the towns of Grays, Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope. Lakeside shopping centre is in the district.
There is a byelection in Ockendon on 22 March (held by an Independent elected for the UK Independence Party). The entire UK Independence Party group seceded to form the Thurrock Independents Group in January 2018.
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