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Current political make-up of the Council

There are 75 councillors elected to the Council. Some belong to political parties while others do not, these are known as independent members.

The table shows how many councillors belong to each party.

Party Number of seats
Conservative 53
Liberal Democrat 8
Labour 6
Canvey Island Independent* 2
Green* 1
Loughton Residents Association (independent)* 1
Holland Residents Association (independent)* 1
Independent* 3
Total 75

*marks members who sit in the Non-Aligned Group

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