Month: July 2022

South East APPG publishes inquiry report on levelling up

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the South East has published its report following its inquiry: Financing the future – what does levelling up mean for South East England? South East Councils acts as the Secretariat for the South East APPG. The report reveals major concern amongst local government and business groups in the South …

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Exploring collaboration across a wider South East area

South East Councils was pleased to co host London and the Wider South East Conference with East of England LGA, GLA and London Councils today bringing together local authorities from across the South East with colleagues from East of England and London.  Alongside an overview of the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill from the Department …

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South East Councils congratulates new Levelling Up Secretary on his appointment

South East Council’s Chair Cllr Nicolas Heslop and Deputy Chair Cllr Paul Bettison OBE have written to congratulate the new Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP on his appointment. The recently published Spring 2022 South East 1,000 Monitor, the largest and most authoritative regular survey of councillor, business …

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South East Councils hosts Parliamentary Reception

Following its AGM yesterday in Westminster, South East Councils (SEC) held a Parliamentary Reception for members and guests. Thank you very much Sally-Ann Hart, the MP for Hastings and Rye, for hosting the event. Around 70 people gathered to hear speeches from: Cllr Hannah Dalton, Deputy Leader of the LGA Independent Group Daisy Cooper, MP …

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