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

SOUTH EAST

1,000

BIANNUAL REGIONAL MONITOR

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Latest meetings

Launch Event - South East 1,000 Biannual Regional Monitor (Autumn 2021)
November 9, 2021
11:00
SEC Members only
Topical meetings
Migration matters in the South East
September 20, 2021
14:30
Non-members welcome
APPG, Topical meetings
South East Councils AGM
September 15, 2021
14:15
SEC Members only
Governance meetings

News

UK’s rail investment welcomed, but South East port corridors should be next

As Grant Shapps unveils the new Integrated Rail Plan, we support the Government’s commitment to addressing economic imbalances across the country, but the South East’s …

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Raising revenue: should it be set by the South East?

COVID-19 has brought into sharp focus the local government challenge of meeting expectations for local services delivery with fewer resources.     In our recent poll …

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Polling shows that more must be done to demonstrate local climate action

Results from our SE 1,000  Savanta ComRes biannual monitor show that among the general public, just two in five people know about local climate change adaptation measures.  Previous polling …

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Levelling up a mystery to many in the South East as trust in local councils remains high

Over a third of people in the South East do not know what the Government’s levelling agenda is according to new polling from South East …

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South East to receive £12 million to strengthen local economies

The South East is set to receive just over  £12 million in funding through the Community Renewal Fund, it was announced on Wednesday.   As part …

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What we're talking about

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.