Mid Suffolk

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Coordinates: 52°09′22″N 1°02′56″E / 52.1560°N 1.0489°E / 52.1560; 1.0489

Mid Suffolk District
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionEast of England
Non-metropolitan countySuffolk
StatusNon-metropolitan district
Admin HQIpswich
Incorporated1 April 1974
Government
 • TypeNon-metropolitan district council
 • BodyMid Suffolk District Council
 • LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPsDan Poulter
Jo Churchill
Area
 • Total336.3 sq mi (871.1 km2)
Area rank42nd (of 309)
Population
 (mid-2019 est.)
 • Total103,895
 • Rank230th (of 309)
 • Density310/sq mi (120/km2)
 • Ethnicity
99.0% White
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
ONS code42UE (ONS)
E07000203 (GSS)
OS grid referenceTM0853555286
Websitewww.MidSuffolk.gov.uk

Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council was based in Needham Market until late 2017, and is currently sharing offices with the Suffolk County Council in Ipswich.[1][2] The largest town of Mid Suffolk is Stowmarket. The population of the District taken at the 2011 Census was 96,731.[3]

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Eye, Stowmarket Urban District, Gipping Rural District, Hartismere Rural District and Thedwastre Rural District.

Politics[edit]

Since the elections in November 2019[4] the Council has comprised

  • Conservatives: 16 seats
  • Green Party: 12 seats
  • Liberal Democrats: 5 seats
  • Independent: 1 seat

Parishes[edit]

The district has 123 parishes (3 are towns).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us » Babergh Mid Suffolk". www.midsuffolk.gov.uk.
  2. ^ Geater, Paul. "Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils set to move to Ipswich in September". Ipswich Star.
  3. ^ "District population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2016.
  4. ^ East Anglian Daily Times https://www.eadt.co.uk/news/election-2019-mid-suffolk-results-2572704

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