Thanet

  • Council Control: Min Con
  • Conservatives 26
  • Labour 17
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 3
  • Other 9
  • Vacant 1

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.

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)
£2009.54

Upper tier authority
Kent

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