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

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
Launch Event - South East 1,000 Biannual Regional Monitor (Autumn 2021)
November 9, 2021
11:00
SEC Members only
Topical meetings

News

Responses to APPG South East inquiry on Levelling Up priorities for the region

Next week the APPG for the South East will welcome MPs, South East Council members and other key stakeholders to share views on their inquiry, …

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South East can support UK recovery – if enabled

Responding to the local government settlement, South East Councils has said that retaining more regional revenues is key if the region is to tackle climate …

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A centralised approach to skills cannot optimise potential say South East Councils

Cities, towns and communities in the South East have very different and specific skills needs and local partnerships and skills provision is vital if the …

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Call for evidence for APPG South East

Ahead of the Government’s Levelling Up White Paper expected in 2022, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for South East is launching an inquiry – Financing for …

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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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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.