Independent Group 4, Wickford Independents 2. South Essex new town, also including the older town of Billericay. Manufacturing industries and distribution centres. Has an iconic status arising from the marginality of the constituency in the 1980s.
The Conservatives gained Pitsea North West from Labour at a byelection on 29 July. Kevin Blake (Burstead) and Peter Holliman (Wickford North) moved from 'Absolute Independent' to Conservative in June 2021.
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