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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Committees

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

Council meeting dates

2020-2021 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.

Cabinet

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.

Chairman's charity

Find out about Suffolk County Council's Chairman's choice of charity for 2019 and how to get involved by raising money or awareness.

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

Find resources for residents, businesses, employers and the voluntary and community sector on preparing for the transition period, and the EU Settlement Scheme.