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
Non-members welcome
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

Levelling up to take pressure off overheating South East

Agenda for levelling up the main focus of the PM’s Conservative Party Conference speech. South East Councils is pleased to hear the Prime Minister state …

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Welcome for Government’s new exporter resource

Welcome for Government’s new exporter resource The Kent & Medway FSB and South East Councils have welcomed the government’s new Export Support Service for businesses …

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South East Councils Spending Review 2021 Representation

South East Councils representation to HM Treasury’s Spending Review 2021 Summary Our representation to Spending Review 2021 (SR21) highlights SEC asks regarding financing of local …

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South East Councils response to the Oxford-Cambridge Arc Spatial Framework consultation

South East Councils (SEC) have responded to the then Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (now the Department for Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities) Oxford-Cambridge …

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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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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.