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Sutton is a large town on the lower slopes of the North Downs in south London, which has the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Sutton.

Sutton came within the area of the Metropolitan Police District in 1840. The parish of Sutton adopted the Local Government Act 1858 in 1882 and a local board was formed to govern the area. The Local Government Act 1894 reformed it as Sutton Urban District.

In 1928 the area of the urban district was expanded to include the parish of Cheam, and renamed Sutton and Cheam. The town became a municipal borough in 1934, and the civil parishes were merged in 1949. The municipal borough was abolished in 1965 and its former area became part of the London Borough of Sutton in Greater London.

For Westminster elections, Sutton is part of the Sutton and Cheam constituency, formed in 1945. The Member of Parliament is Paul Scully, of the Conservative Party, and has been since 2015.

On a local level, the London Borough of Sutton Council has been run by a Liberal Democrat majority since 1990.

It is served by Sutton Station and various buses.

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