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