The council and its committees

Find out about the role of the cabinet, council and committees in decision making and details of meeting dates, agendas, reports and minutes.

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Information about all Suffolk County Council's formal committees, including details of their members and when they meet.

Council meeting dates

2022 to 2023 dates for Council and Committee meetings and details on how to apply if you want to speak at a meeting.

How the council works and makes decisions

Find out how the county council works and the different ways it make decisions affecting Suffolk.

The Constitution

The Local Government Act 2000 requires local authorities operating executive arrangements to maintain a constitution.

Private meetings

List of committee meetings likely to be held by Suffolk County Council in private.

Apply to speak at a public meeting

Apply online to speak at a public meeting at Suffolk County Council; and our protocol for filming, recording or taking photographs in meetings.


Find out who the leader of the council is, who sits on the cabinet, when it meets and find webcasts/audio of meetings.

County Council

Information about the council, when councillors meet and how members of the public can ask a question at a council meeting.

Chairman of the Council

Information about the Chairman and Vice Chairman of Suffolk County Council.

Suffolk County Council and UK's departure from the European Union

Information about the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) and advice relating to UK's departure from the EU.

How the council works

Details of the make-up of Suffolk County Council, including councillors and staff.