Democratic Alliance 15 (including Independent East Devon Alliance 13, Independent 1; the Liberal Democrats, Green Party and Labour are also in this group); The Independents 5, Independent Progressive Group 4, Cranbrook Voice 3, non-affiliated 1. Based around Sidmouth, Exmouth and Honiton. The council is in a shared services arrangement with South Somerset, sharing a chief executive.
Council leader Paul Arnott (Coly Valley) joined the Liberal Democrats in June 2022 but remains in the East Devon Alliance group locally.
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