Thurrock Council

A third of the seats in Thurrock were up for election this year. Find out more about these elections.

Election 2018 Results

Party Elected in 2018 Total councillors Change


Elected in 2018 6 Total councillors 20 Change+1


Elected in 2018 9 Total councillors 17 Change+3


Elected in 2018 1 Total councillors 12 Change+1


Elected in 2018 0 Total councillors 0 Change-5
Councillors change compared with 2014

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BreakingSinger's council bid unsuccessful

Laurence Cawley

BBC News

Tim Aker has fought off a challenge from singer David Van Day for his seat on Thurrock Council.

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Despite being the UKIP MEP, Mr Aker stood on an independent ticket to keep his Aveley and Uplands seat.

Mr Van Day, who rose to fame in the 1970s as one half of duo Dollar, was standing as a Conservative.

Singer David Van Day has arrived at Thurrock count

The singer David Van Day has just arrived at the Thurrock count.

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The former pop star, who rose to fame in the 1970s as one half of duo Dollar, is standing for the Aveley and Upland ward on Thurrock Council.

He said he "wanted change" in the ward to "make it better".

The seat is currently held by Tim Aker, the UKIP MEP for the East.

UKIP MEP may quit party group

Charlotte Rose

BBC Essex

Talking of UKIP, MEP Tim Aker has raised concerns about the party's performance tonight.

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Some independent councillors in Thurrock 'still in UKIP'

BBC Essex

Some Thurrock independents still in UKIP, alleges interim leader:

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