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

Formal set-up meeting of new All Party Parliamentary Group for the South East
April 22, 2021
SEC Members only
Governance meetings
South East England Councils Bank of England Forum
March 23, 2021
14:00
Non-members welcome
Topical meetings
South East England Councils Executive Meeting 2020/2021
March 5, 2021
14:00
SEC Members only
Governance meetings
Joint South East England Councils / East of England Local Government Association meeting to discuss the London Plan and wider South East collaboration
February 19, 2021
11:00
SEC Members only
Governance meetings
South East England Councils All Member Meeting
January 29, 2021
SEC Members only
South East England Council Executive Meeting 2020/21
December 4, 2020
14:00
SEC Members only
Governance meetings

News

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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SEEC response to the PACAC Inquiry – The Evolution of Devolution: English Devolution

Submitting our response to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s Inquiry – The Evolution of Devolution: English Devolution, Chair of South East England Councils, Cllr …

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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.