Independent 10, Independent Conservative 4. Southern Suffolk, including Constable country; Sudbury is the only large town. The council is in a partnership with Mid Suffolk; a referendum in 2011 narrowly rejected merger.
Four Conservatives formed the Independent Conservative Group in April 2022. Elizabeth Malvisi (Long Melford) moved from Conservative to Independent in April 2022. Margaret Maybury (Lavenham) moved from Independent to Conservative in January 2022.
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