Thanet Independents 6, Independent 3. The north-eastern tip of Kent, with the towns of Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs (birthplace of Ted Heath).
The leadership of the council is vacant. Simon Day (Birchington North) moved from Conservative to Independent in May 2021. At byelections on 6 May the Conservatives gained Dane Valley from Thanet Independents and Newington from Labour; the Green Party gained Central Harbour from Labour.
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