Published: 09:00, 09 May 2015
| Updated: 11:11, 09 May 2015
The Tories have retained control of Shepway District Council, winning 22 seats against seven for Ukip and one for Labour.
The first Labour councillor since 2007 has also been elected.
The Conservatives had almost 90% of seats before the election when there were 46 council places as opposed to the present 30 due to the redrawing of boundaries.
Shepway Tory leader David Monk said: "The council membership is still more than 70% Conservative.
"But I hope Ukip will be able to support us in the running of the council. I don't see them being and aggressive opposition.
"I am surprised that people vote for Ukip in a council election because the party's two biggest beefs are immigration and Europe, which a council can do nothing about.''
Frank McKenna, chairman of Folkestone and Hythe Ukip, said: “Until now we have just two councillors and now we have seven so are properly represented in Shepway.
“I think we gained support not so much on national issues but on local issues such has dog fouling and waste collections.’’
One newly-elected Ukip member was Damon Robinson, who at the age of 69 has become a councillor for the first time.
He knocked out Conservative Peter Monk, David Monk's son, in the Cheriton ward by just six votes.
He is a retired employee of British Nuclear Fuels.
He said: “We are still a very young party and hopefully be effective and useful in this council.’’
Cllr Robinson had knocked out incumbent Conservative Peter Monk, David Monk's son, by just six voters.
He said: “I was sad for Peter Monk as he had lost by such a narrow margin.’’
The first result declared was for Hythe Rural where Conservatives Michael Lyons and Paul Peacock were elected with 1,633 and 1,504 votes respectively.
In Sandgate and West Folkestone, Tories Jan Holben and Rory Love got in with 1,348 and 1,019 votes.
Ukip's first success came with Len Laws in Walland and Denge Marsh.
That was followed by Carol Sacre and Frank McKenna in East Folkestone, where Claire Jeffrey also became the first Labour member since 2007. She had come third in Thursday's General Election in the Folkestone and Hythe.
She now said: "I am thrilled that Labour has a voice in Shepway again but I am looking to work with other parties in the council for the good of local people.''
The council's only Liberal Democrat, Lynne Beaumont, was voted out of the council in the Broadmead ward having already seen her party flattened in the General Election.
She said: "After looking at what happened nationally I came here expecting to walk out with nothing. This reflected the national mood of voters.
"We need to come back and since this morning our national membership has gone up by 3,000. It was like when the SNP lost its referendum on independence. We have to rebuild and carry on.
"People have voted as they want and it has been ruthless but we have to respect how people vote."
Ms Beaumont had been voted out in the 2011 election and returned in a by-election the next year.
Long standing People First candidates Brian Copping and Paul Marsh also lost their seats.
Walland and Denge Marsh ward
BEARDSLEY, Michael James (Lab) 405
GODDARD, Clive (Con) 1,726 (Elected)
HART, Benjamin Timothy Alan (Lab) 459
HILLS, Anthony Robert John (Con) 1,371
LAST, Edward Harold (Lib Dem) 309
LAWS, Leonard Neil (Ukip) 1,420 (Elected)
ROBINSON, Oliver John (Lib Dem) 186
UNDERHILL, Nicholas Winspeare (Green) 348
Sandgate and West Folkestone ward
FULLER, Gary Mark (Lib Dem) 399
HOLBEN, Janet Marguerita (Con) 1,348 (Elected)
JARDINE, Stephen Paul Thomas (Ukip) 546
JONES, Neil Lawrence (Ukip) 553
LOVE, Rory Cassian (Con) 1,019 (Elected)
MORAN, Derek John (Green) 254
PRATER, Tim (Lib Dem) 392
SHORTALL, Patrick Martin (Lab) 335
SPURRIER, Nicholas Robert (Lab) 298
WALLS, Felicity Gayna (Green) 209
Romney Marsh ward
BARRATT, Jeremy Barry (Ukip) 1,375 (Elected)
BROWNSCOMBE, Paul Anthony (Lab) 420
CLIFTON-HOLT, Alan Gordon (Con) 1,234
EVANS, David Leonard (Ind) 231
HARVEY, Arran (Lab) 516
MULLARD, Terence William (Ukip) 1,261
PHILLIPS, Stephen James (Lib Dem) 216
WILKINS, Roger James (Con) 1,343 (Elected)
WILSON, Terence Sydney Independent 287
North Downs West ward
BIRCH, Maureen (Lib Dem) 854
CAREY, Susan Joan (Con) 2,336 (Elected)
HOLLINGSBEE, Jennifer Diane (Con) 2,084 (Elected)
WHITE, Karen Jane (Green) 909
North Downs East ward
DAYBORN, James Michael (Green) 623
GODFREY, David Royce (Con) 2,637 (Elected)
MARTIN, Philip Stanley (Con) 2,540 (Elected)
OILLER, Sylvia Pamela (Lib Dem) 733
PEALL, Stuart Nicholas (Con) 2,164 (Elected)
PRIESTLEY, Stephen Terence (Ukip) 1,563
REGAN, William Robert (Lab) 722
SCOTT, Sylvia Rae (Green) 737
SHOWLER, Joseph Edward (Lab) 728
THORMAN, Terence George (Ukip) 1,413
New Romney ward
GOVETT, Susanna Elena (Ukip) 1,172 (Elected)
LOSEBY, Valerie Iris (Lib Dem) 349
O`NEILL, Michael John (Ukip) 971
SIMMONS, Peter William (Con) 1,190 (Elected)
SUCKLING, Douglas Michael (Lab) 451
TILLSON, Russell Douglas (Con) 1,114
WATKINSON, Malcolm Paul (Green) 270
WIMBLE, William David (Ind) 668
Hythe Rural ward
LYONS, Michael John Anthony (Con) 1,633 (Elected)
PEACOCK, Paul Andrew (Con) 1,504 (Elected)
PLUMSTEAD, David Alan (Ind) 1,133
SOUTH, Andrew John (Green) 965
Hythe District ward
CARTER, Ross (Green) 2,099
DEARDEN, Malcolm John (Con) 3,047 (Elected)
EWART-JAMES, Alan John (Con) 2,806 (Elected)
MARTIN, James Patrick (Green) 1,946
MASKELL, Denise (Ind) 994
OWEN, David Lionel Godwin (Con) 2,927 (Elected)
SULLIVAN, Laura Catherine Mary (Green) 1,995
Folkestone Harbour ward
BUTLER, Charlotte Katie Jeannette (Lab) 521
COLES-WATSON, Reginald John (Lab) 536
FIELD, Raymond John (Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts) 72
HESS, Max Lionel (Socialist Party of Great Britain) 35
LAWES, Mary Elizabeth (Ukip) 840 (Elected)
MANNERINGS, Aston Charles Liberal Democrats 304
MAROZZI, Pauline Lesley (Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts) 47
MOFFATT, Richard Francis Alfred (Ukip) 591
WALLACE, Richard (Con) 679
WALLACE, Susan Linda (Con) 737 (Elected)
Folkestone Central ward
BLAKE, Roy (Ukip) 977
CALLAHAN, David (Ukip) 869
COLLINS, Phillip (Lab) 792
GIRI, Gopal (Lib Dem) 450
HORTON, David Jon (Green) 781
KAPUR, Rohen (Libertarian Party UK) 47
MCNEICE, Thomas Stuart (Lib Dem) 489
MITCHELL, Wendy Jean (Lab) 763
MONK, David Drury (Con) 1,121 (Elected)
MORGAN, Louise (Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts) 132
NEAVES, Robert George (Ukip) 742
PAGE, Bronwen (Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts) 104
PASCOE, Richard Anthony (Con) 1,119 (Elected)
ROBERTSON-RITCHIE, Hugh (Lib Dem) 527
WHEELER, Rodica (Con) 1,214 (Elected)
East Folkestone ward
BINGHAM, Paul Richard (Lab) 894
BLAKE, Hillary Mary (Ukip) 996
BUSS, Trevor John (People First) 531
COPPING, Brian William (People First) 750
DUNNING, Anthony John (Con) 896
JEFFREY, Claire Emma (Lab) 1,119 (Elected)
JEFFREY, Dylan Keith (Lab) 845
MARSH, Paul Albert Roy (People First) 605
MCKENNA, Francis James (Ukip) 1,136 (Elected)
ROLFE, Beverly Jane (Lib Dem) 376
SACRE, Carol Lynn (Ukip) 1,163 (Elected)
SALMON, Martin Andrew (Con) 917
WEST, Roger Charles (Con) 813
BOLTON, Henry David (Ukip) 1,331
COLLIER, John David Ferrers (Con) 1,849 (Elected)
CRUSE, Seth (Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts) 192
DAVISON, Laura Frances (Lab) 1,192
GANE, Peter Charles (Con) 1,712 (Elected)
GRIFFITHS, Arran Jason (Lab) 885
GURUNG, Dhan Bhadur (Lib Dem) 1,193
LE FANU, Edward Louis (Lab) 747
MONK, Peter Robert (Con) 1,348
ROBINSON, Damon (Ukip) 1354 (Elected)
SEGAL, Eric (Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts) 182
SHOOB, Rebecca Tamsin (Green) 681
BEAUMONT, Lynne Elizabeth (Lib Dem) 424
BERRY, Ann Elizabeth (Con) 858 (Elected)
BIRKBY, Hodgson Graves Richard (Ukip) 365
KEEN, Nicola Ann (Lab) 245
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