Mid Suffolk

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Mid Suffolk District
Mid Suffolk UK locator map.svg
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East of England
Non-metropolitan county Suffolk
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Ipswich
Incorporated1 April 1974
Government
  TypeNon-metropolitan district council
  BodyMid Suffolk District Council
  Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
   MPs Dan Poulter
Jo Churchill
Area
  Total336.3 sq mi (871.1 km2)
Area rank42nd (of 317)
Population
 (mid-2018 est.)
  Total102,493
  Rank233rd (of 317)
  Density300/sq mi (120/km2)
  Ethnicity
99.0% White
Time zone UTC0 (GMT)
  Summer (DST) UTC+1 (BST)
ONS code 42UE (ONS)
E07000203 (GSS)
OS grid reference TM0853555286
Website www.MidSuffolk.gov.uk

Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council was based in Needham Market until late 2017, and are currently sharing offices with the Suffolk County Council at their headquarters 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.

Communities

The district has the largest number of parishes for a district Council in Suffolk, with a total of 123 (parishes and towns).

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Little Stonham village and civil parish in Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, England

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2011 Mid Suffolk District Council election

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2015 Mid Suffolk District Council election

The 2015 Mid Suffolk District Council election took place on the 7 May 2015 to elect members of Mid Suffolk District Council in England. It was held on same day as many UK local elections and the general election.

Bosmere and Claydon Rural District

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References

  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.