Waveney

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 25
  • Labour 15
  • Liberal Democrats 1
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 7

Independent 5, Green Party 2. The easternmost part of England, the fishing port town of Lowestoft, and the publishing town of Bungay.

The council will merge with Suffolk Coastal in 2019 to form East Suffolk. Caroline Topping (Beccles South) moved from Conservative to Green Party in November 2018. Kathleen Grant (Carlton Colville) and Nick Webb (Whitton) moved from Conservative to Independent in August 2018. At byelections on 12 July, the Conservatives gained Pakefield from Labour, while the Liberal Democrats gained Southwold and Reydon from the Conservatives.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
High Street, Lowestoft NR32 1HS

Phone
01502 562111

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£1664.36

Upper tier authority
Suffolk