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

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BIANNUAL REGIONAL MONITOR

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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

South East 1,000 Regional Monitor 2024 Published

South East Councils (SEC) has today published the latest edition of the South East 1,000 Regional Monitor. Since Autumn 2020, SEC has commissioned Savanta ComRes ...
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SEC Responds to PAC Inquiry on Levelling Up Funding

South East Councils (SEC) has responded to the Public Accounts Committee‘s (PAC) inquiry: “Levelling up funding to local government”. The consultation considers the Government’s £9.5bn ...
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SEC Writes to Shadow Local Goverment Minister on Devolution

South East Councils (SEC) has written to the Shadow Minister for English Devolution and Local Government. Jim McMahon MP was appointed by Labour Leader Sir ...
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SEC Raises Frontline Services with Shadow Minister for Local Services

South East Councils (SEC) has written to the Shadow Minister for Local Services and Communities. Liz Twist MP was appointed by Labour Leader Sir Keir ...
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SEC Writes to New Local Government Minister

South East Councils (SEC) has written to the new Local Government Minister. Simon Hoare MP has taken up the role following Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s ...
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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.