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General Election 2024: All the candidates for Suffolk constituencies, including Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, Lowestoft, Central Suffolk, Waveney Valley and Suffolk Coastal





After weeks of campaigning, the General Election is today. Now, you have the chance to have a say who will be representing you in Parliament for the next five years.

Polling stations across Suffolk open at 7am and do not close until 10pm – all voters must show a valid form of photo ID to cast their vote.

Following some constituency changes since the 2019 election, there are eight constituencies in Suffolk – but who is standing where you live?

The full list of candidates is as follows:

Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket candidates Emma Buckmaster (Green Party), Jeremy Lee (Independent), Peter Prinsley (Labour), Peter McDonald (Liberal Democrat), Will Tanner (Conservative), Scott Hussey (Reform UK), Darren Turner (Communist Party) and Richard Baker-Howard (Rejoin EU Party)
Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket candidates Emma Buckmaster (Green Party), Jeremy Lee (Independent), Peter Prinsley (Labour), Peter McDonald (Liberal Democrat), Will Tanner (Conservative), Scott Hussey (Reform UK), Darren Turner (Communist Party) and Richard Baker-Howard (Rejoin EU Party)

Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket
- Peter McDonald (Lib Dem)
- Emma Buckmaster (Green)
- Scott Hussey (Reform)
- Jeremy Lee (Independent)
- Peter Prinsley (Labour)
- Will Tanner (Conservative)
- Darren Turner (Communist)
- Richard Baker-Howard (Rejoin EU)

Central Suffoilk and North Ipswich candidates. Pictures: Submitted
Central Suffoilk and North Ipswich candidates. Pictures: Submitted

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
- Kevin Craig (Labour)
Kevin Craig was suspended by the Labour Party after the Gambling Commission launched an investigation into him, for allegedly placing a bet against himself winning the seat.
- Tony Gould (Reform)
- Brett Mickelburgh (Lib Dem)
- Daniel Pratt (Green)
- Patrick Spencer (Conservative)
- Charlie Caiger (Independent)
- Mike Hallatt (Independent)

Ipswich constituency candidates Tom Hunt (Conservative), Jack Abbott (Labour), Tony Love (Reform), Adria Pittock (Greens), James Sandbach (Liberal Democrat), Terence Charles (Heritage Party), Freddie Sofar (Communist). Pictures: Submitted
Ipswich constituency candidates Tom Hunt (Conservative), Jack Abbott (Labour), Tony Love (Reform), Adria Pittock (Greens), James Sandbach (Liberal Democrat), Terence Charles (Heritage Party), Freddie Sofar (Communist). Pictures: Submitted

Ipswich
- Tom Hunt (Conservative)
- Jack Abbott (Labour)
- Tony Love (Reform)
- Adria Pittock (Green)
- James Sandbach (Lib Dem)
- Terence Charles (Heritage Party)
- Freddie Sofar (Communist)

The General Election is tomorrow. Picture: Pixabay
The General Election is tomorrow. Picture: Pixabay

Lowestoft
- Peter Aldous (Conservative)
- Jessica Asato (Labour)
- Toby Hammond (Green)
- June Mummery (Reform)
- Adam Robertson (Lib Dem)

The General Election is tomorrow. Picture: Pixabay
The General Election is tomorrow. Picture: Pixabay

Suffolk Coastal
- Julian Cusack (Green)
- Jenny Riddell-Carpenter (Labour)
- Therese Coffey (Conservative)
- Julia Ewart (Lib Dem)
- Matthew Jackson (Reform)

South Suffolk General Election candidates. Pictures: Submitted
South Suffolk General Election candidates. Pictures: Submitted

South Suffolk
- Tom Bartleet (Lib Dem)
- Emma Bishton (Labour)
- Jessie Carter (Green)
- James Cartlidge (Conservative)
- Beverley England (Reform)

Waveney Valley candidates. Picture: Submitted
Waveney Valley candidates. Picture: Submitted

Waveney Valley
- Scott Huggins (Reform)
- Gurpreet Padda (Labour)
- Adrian Ramsay (Green)
- Richard Rout (Conservative)
- Maya Severyn (SDP)
- John Shreeve (Lib Dem)

West Suffolk General Election candidates: Henry Batchelor (Lib Dem); Nick Timothy (Conservative); David Bull (Reform); Katie Parker (Independent); Rebecca Denness (Labour); Mark Ereira (Green); Ivan Kinsman (SDP) and Luke O'Brien (Independent). Pictures: Submitted
West Suffolk General Election candidates: Henry Batchelor (Lib Dem); Nick Timothy (Conservative); David Bull (Reform); Katie Parker (Independent); Rebecca Denness (Labour); Mark Ereira (Green); Ivan Kinsman (SDP) and Luke O'Brien (Independent). Pictures: Submitted

West Suffolk
- Henry Batchelor (Lib Dem)
- Rebecca Denness (Labour)
- Mark Ereira (Green)
- Ivan Kinsman (SDP)
- David Bull (Reform)
- Katie Parker (Independent)
- Nick Timothy (Conservative)
- Luke O’Brien (Independent)

SuffolkNews will be at the majority of the election counts tonight - follow our live blog from 10pm.