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.
At byelections on 6 May, an Independent gained Eastcliff from Holland-on-Sea and Eastcliff Matters; the Conservatives gained West Clacton and Jaywick Sands from the UK Independence Party. James Codling (Bluehouse) moved from UK Independence Party to Conservative in 2021.
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