Thanet

  • Council Control: Min Lab
  • Conservatives 25
  • Labour 19
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 3
  • Other 8
  • Vacant 1

Thanet Independents 7, Independent 1. The north-eastern tip of Kent, with the towns of Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs (birthplace of Ted Heath).

Newington has a vacant seat (held by Labour). The Conservatives held Cliffsend and Pegwell at a byelection on 13 February. A minority Conservative administration was replaced by a minority Labour one in October 2019.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
PO Box 9, Cecil Street, Margate CT9 1XZ

Phone
01843 577000

Website
http://www.thanet.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1920.50

Upper tier authority
Kent

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