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).

Birchington South has a byelection on 26 July (held by Thanet Independent elected for UK Independence Party). A Conservative minority administration took over on 1 March.

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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