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Current political make-up of the Council

There are 75 councillors elected to the Council. Most Councillors belong to a political group registered with the Council.

The table shows how many councillors belong to each registered group.

Party Number of seats
Conservative 53
Liberal Democrat 8
Labour 6
Non-Aligned Group 7*
Independent 1
Total 75

*The Non-Aligned group has seven members as follows:

  • 3 Independent members
  • 2 Canvey Island Independent Party
  • 1 Green Party
  • 1 Loughton Residents Association
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