Independents 8, Independent Conservatives 6. 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.
Melanie Barrett (Nayland) and Michael Holt (Glemsford and Stanstead) moved from Conservative to Independent Conservative in April 2018. Alan Ferguson (South Cosford) moved from Conservative to Independent Conservative in January 2018.
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