30 candidates have been elected to Folkestone & Hythe District Council.
The following candidates have been elected in the district council elections:
Broadmead: Belinda Walker (Labour and Co-operative Party)
Cheriton: Mike Blakemore (Green), Polly Blakemore (Green) and Rebecca Shoob (Green)
East Folkestone: Adrian Lockwood (Labour), Connor McConville (Labour) and Jackie Meade (Labour)
Folkestone Central: Abena Akuffo-Kelly (Labour), Laura Davison (Labour) and Liz McShane (Labour)
Folkestone Harbour: Bridget Chapman (Labour) and Nicola Keen (Labour)
Hythe: Rich Holgate (Green), Anita Jones (Green) and Jim Martin (Green)
Hythe Rural: Jeremy Speakman (Green) and John Wing (Green)
New Romney: Paul Thomas (Independent) and David Wimble (Independent)
North Downs East: James Butcher (Green), David Godfrey (Conservative) and Stephen Scoffham (Green)
North Downs West: Jennifer Hollingsbee (Conservative) and Elaine Martin (Green)
Romney Marsh: Tony Cooper (Labour and Co-operative Party) and Liz Grant (Conservative)
Sandgate and West Folkestone: Garry Fuller (Liberal Democrats) and Tim Prater (Liberal Democrats)
Walland and Denge Marsh: Clive Goddard (Conservative) and Alan Martin (Conservative)
The political make-up of Folkestone & Hythe District Council is as follows: Green 11, Labour 8, Conservative 5, Liberal Democrats 2, Independent 2, Labour & Co-operative 2.
Details of the new leader and other senior roles will be determined at the council's annual general meeting on Wednesday 24 May.
Visit folkestone-hythe.gov.uk/local-elections-2023 for more information about the election results.