Independent 20/20 group 4, non-aligned 4, Independents 3, W&H Independents 2. Lincolnshire coastal town; control of the council was won from nowhere by the 'Boston Bypass Independents' in 2007 although transport issues were decided by Lincolnshire county council.
The Independent 2 group dissolved in summer 2021. The Conservatives gained a seat in Skirbeck ward from an Independent at a byelection on 6 May.
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