Thurrock council in South Essex remains hung. The Conservatives are the largest party with 20 seats having gained one. Labour gained three to take their overall to 17.
Early turnout figures in the council elections in the Anglia region suggest only a third of voters bothered to cast their ballot.
All the political parties will be weighing up gains and losses in local elections across the Anglia region.
Counting will start at 10pm across the Anglia region in the local council election with results coming through in the early hours of Friday.