Thanet Independents 6, Independent 3. The north-eastern tip of Kent, with the towns of Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs (birthplace of Ted Heath).
Thanet Villages has a vacant seat (held by the Green Party). The Conservatives held Cliftonville East at a byelection on 22 July. A minority Conservative administration took over in June 2021. 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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