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

SEC Summer Parliamentary Reception 2023
July 10, 2023
15:30
By invitation only
AGM of the APPG for the South East (2023)
July 5, 2023
10:30
By invitation only
APPG
"Tomorrow’s South East"- Summit of the South East (SOTSE)
October 19, 2022
09:30
By invitation only

News

SEC Publishes New Agenda to Secure a Greater South East

South East Councils (SEC) has today published a new agenda ahead of tomorrow’s King’s Speech. Securing a Greater South East (SAGSE) is an agenda to ...
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South East APPG publishes inquiry report on transport infrastructure

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the South East has published a report following its inquiry: “The South East and ‘Global Britain’: what role for ...
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Public Accounts Committee Cites South East Councils

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has today published its report on Levelling up funding to local government. The heavyweight Select Committee is responsible for scrutinising Government ...
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South East APPG Hosts Briefing with Natural England

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the South East was pleased to host Natural England for an MPs briefing session this week. Natural England was ...
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SEC & SESPM hold South East Parliamentary Reception 2024

South East Councils (SEC) and the South East Strategic Partnership for Migration (SESPM) held a joint Parliamentary Reception yesterday. The annual event sees Councillors from ...
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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.