East Suffolk District
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||East of England|
|Admin HQ||East Suffolk House, Melton|
|Incorporated||1 April 2019|
|• Type||Non-metropolitan district council|
|• Body||East Suffolk District Council|
|• Total||200 sq mi (510 km2)|
|• Density||1,210/sq mi (469/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC0 (GMT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (BST)|
East Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England, which was established on 1 April 2019, following the merger of the existing Suffolk Coastal and Waveney districts. At the 2011 census, the two districts had a combined population of 239,552.
The main towns and villages in the district include Aldeburgh, Beccles, Bungay, Felixstowe, Framlingham, Halesworth, Leiston, Lowestoft, Saxmundham and Southwold as well parts of the wider Ipswich built-up area including Kesgrave, Martlesham and Woodbridge.
The district covers a smaller area compared to the former administrative county of East Suffolk, which was abolished by the Local Government Act 1972.
Main article: East Suffolk District Council elections
As of the 2019 elections on 2 May, the composition of East Suffolk Council is as follows: