Suffolk

Polls open in council and PCC elections in Suffolk

Polling station in Rendlesham
Image caption A third of the seats on Ipswich Borough Council are being contested and a new police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Suffolk will also be elected.

Voting has begun in elections being held in Suffolk.

A third of the seats on Ipswich Borough Council are being contested and a new police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Suffolk will also be elected.

There are also by-elections at Suffolk County, Forest Heath, St Edmundsbury, Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds councils.

Polling stations opened at 07:00 BST and will close at 22:00. Across England, elections are being held at more than 120 councils.

There will also be elections for 36 PCCs.

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