Making the South East
an even better place to
live, work and do business

  • Efficient Transport to keep our region moving
  • Affordable, decent Housing to grow sustainably
  • Collaboration for a Smarter and Greener future
  • Adequate Skills provision to compete successfully
  • Practical Devolution to empower our region

Councils in partnership

South East Councils

South East Councils (SEC) is a cross-party membership association that works to ensure the South East England region is a great place to live, work and do business.

With most local authorities as members, we seek to provide a unified democratic voice on South East interests.

South East Councils is an associate member of the Local Government Association (LGA).

Our members

Most councils in the South East are active SEC members

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Latest meetings

Migration matters in the South East
September 20, 2021
14:30
SEC Members only
APPG, Topical meetings
South East Councils AGM
September 15, 2021
14:15
SEC Members only
Governance meetings
Formal set-up meeting of new All Party Parliamentary Group for the South East
April 22, 2021
SEC Members only
APPG, Governance meetings

News

South East Councils holds Parliamentary Reception

Following its AGM yesterday in Westminster, South East Councils (SEC) held a Parliamentary Reception for members and guests. The event, hosted by Hastings & Rye …

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Whitehall should avoid ‘grabbing’ Health and Social Care

South East England Councils (SEEC) polling has found that the majority of people in the region want local councils, not Whitehall, to have primary responsibility …

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Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure consultation response

South East England Councils response to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure consultation. Please click here to view …

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SEEC response to the Devolution APPG Inquiry

Responding to the Devolution APPG inquiry into the role that central Government has in making a success of devolution in England, Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of …

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SEEC welcomes Housing Algorithm fix

South East England Councils (SEEC) has welcomed the Government’s latest announcement that it will re-think its planning policy proposals and abandon reliance on a housing …

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South East Strategic Partnership for Migration (SESPM) logo | South East Councils

The South East Strategic Partnership for Migration (SESPM) provides a leadership, coordination and advisory function for migration in the South East. SESPM is hosted by South East England Councils, with all SESPM work funded by the Home Office.

South East Strategic Partnership for Migration (SESPM) logo | South East Councils

The South East Strategic Partnership for Migration (SESPM) provides a leadership, coordination and advisory function for migration in the South East. SESPM is hosted by South East England Councils, with all SESPM work funded by the Home Office.