Independent ungrouped 3, Haverhill Indys 2, Green Party 1, Independent allied with Labour and Greens 1. In west Suffolk, a coded way of referring to Bury St Edmunds; the district also includes the London overspill town of Haverhill. Shares a chief executive with Forest Heath district.
The council will merge with Forest Heath in 2019 to form West Suffolk. Paula Fox (Haverhill South) moved from Conservative to Independent in February 2019. Haverhill North has a vacant seat (held by an Independent elected for the UK Independence Party).
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