Independent 6, Tendring Independents 5, Tendring First 4, Holland on Sea and Eastcliff Matters 2, UK Independence Party 1. North east Essex peninsula, with the port town of Harwich, and coastal resort of Clacton.
Eastcliff ward and West Clacton and Jaywick Sands ward have vacant seats (held by Holland-on-Sea and Eastcliff Matters and the UK Independence Party, respectively). James Codling (Bluehouse) moved from UK Independence Party to Conservative in 2021. Three councillors (two from the UK Independence Party, one from the Foundation Party) joined the Conservatives in October 2020.
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