Ashford Independents 9, Independent 1, Local Conservative 1. South-east Kent, including the large town of Ashford which has a major international railway station on the Channel Tunnel line. Distribution industries attracted by the council's advertising tag 'best placed in Britain'.
Bill Barrett (Singleton East) and Andrew Buchanan (Furley) moved from Conservative to Independent in June 2023; Furley now describes himself as ‘Local Conservative’.
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