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

Annual General Meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the South East
June 22, 2022
15:00
By invitation only
APPG, Governance meetings
APPG South East Inquiry: Financing the future - what does levelling up mean for South East England?
February 23, 2022
Non-members welcome
APPG
APPG South East Inquiry: Financing the future - what does levelling up mean for South East England?
January 26, 2022
Non-members welcome
APPG

News

Latest SE 1,000 poll challenge Levelling Up agenda

South East Councils has launched the South East 1,000 biannual regional monitor. It shows that the majority of members of the public, local businesses and …

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The ‘Great British Rail Sale’ offered few rewards for South East

By Cllr Tony Page, Vice Chair of South East Councils and Deputy Leader of Reading Borough Council  The ‘Great British Rail Sale’ offered few rewards …

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Where is the so-called levelling up?

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill Responding to publication of the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill, South East Councils (SEC) said the lack of ambition was …

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What does the Queen’s Speech mean for the South East?

The 2022 Queen’s Speech delivered to Parliament by Prince Charles sets out the Government’s priority to “grow and strengthen the economy and help ease the …

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Let the South East raise new revenues to boost economy

By Cllr Tony Page, Vice Chair of South East Councils and Deputy Leader, Reading Borough Council The global economic outlook is bleak and is being …

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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.