The council in the Brentwood constituency of the Conservative Cabinet Minister Eric Pickles has been lost by the Tories to no overall control.
There were gains by Labour and the Liberal Democrats in the Essex town. The Conservatives had been in power in Brentwood since 2004.
Four Conservative councillors resigned from the group in November 2012 and set up their own Independent group.
There were elections in 22 councils in the Anglia region in May 2014 and here is the full set of results.
UKIP have gained their first three seats on Peterborough's unitary authority to leave the council with no overall control.
UKIP are the big winners in the council elections in the East depriving the Conservative of their majorities on five councils.