Maidstone

  • Council Control: L Dem/Ind
  • Conservatives 24
  • Labour 3
  • Liberal Democrats 20
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 7
  • Vacant 1

Independent Group 4, Independent Maidstone 2, Independent 1. Centred on the county town of Kent, on the River Medway; the rural area was a centre for cement-making.

Headcorn ward has a vacant seat (held by the Conservatives). All four UK Independence Party members left to form 'Independent Maidstone' in March 2018. Richard Webb (Coxheath and Hunton) moved from Liberal Democrat to Independent in March 2018.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
District

Address
Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone ME15 6JQ

Phone
01622 602000

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1764.97

Upper tier authority
Kent