Independent Alliance 13, Flintshire Independents 4, New Independents 4, Independent 3. The west bank of the Dee Estuary, including industrial areas (Shotton, Connah's Quay) based on steelworks; inland market towns of Mold and Holywell, with some tourist areas in the north.
Labour held Bagillt West at a byelection on 24 October. Kevin Hughes (Gwernymynydd) moved from Independent to Liberal Democrat in June 2019.
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