Babergh

  • Council Control: Con/Ind
  • Conservatives 21
  • Labour 2
  • Liberal Democrats 3
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 17

Independents 8, Independent Conservatives 7, Babergh Unionists 2. Southern Suffolk, including Constable country; Sudbury is the only large town. The council is in a partnership with Mid Suffolk; a referendum narrowly rejected merger in 2011.

Peter Burgoyne (Pinewood) and Sue Burgoyne (Hadleigh South) moved from Conservative to Babergh Unionists in May 2018. Melanie Barrett (Nayland) and Michael Holt (Glemsford and Stanstead) moved from Conservative to Independent Conservative in April 2018.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Corks Lane, Hadleigh IP7 6SJ

Phone
01473 822801

Website
http://www.babergh.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1669.74

Upper tier authority
Suffolk