Newington is within the Hartlip, Newington and Upchurch Ward and is represented by two Borough Councillors:
 
Cllr Gerald Lewin
Westview 
135 Oak Lane
Upchurch 
 
01634 366113
email: cllrlewin@swale.gov.uk
 
Cllr John Wright
The Stables, Paradise Farm 
Lower Hartlip Road
Hartlip
Sittingbourne, Kent
ME9 7SU
 
01795 842852
email: johnwright@swale.gov.uk