Democratic Alliance 14 (including Independent East Devon Alliance 11, Independent 3; the Liberal Democrats and Green Party are also in this group); Independent Group 9, Independent Progressive Group 7, ungrouped Independent 1. Based around Sidmouth, Exmouth and Honiton. The council is in a shared services arrangement with South Somerset, sharing a chief executive.
The previous Independent Group cabinet resigned when the Independent Progressive Group was formed by secession in May 2020. Paul Millar (Exmouth Halsdon) moved from Independent to East Devon Alliance in February 2020.
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