Committees

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

All Suffolk County Council's formal committees are listed in the table below.

Click on the name of the committee to find out more information about the area it covers, and the councillors who sit on it.

Committee

Description

Audit Committee

Advises on the council's corporate governance arrangements.

Cabinet

Responsible for policy and service-related issues.

County Council

Sets the strategic direction of the authority.

Development Control Committee

Deals with strategic developments and applications for waste and mineral developments.

Dismissals Appeals Committee

Handles disciplinary and grievance appeals by council staff.

Education and Children's Services Scrutiny Committee

To scrutinise how the Council and other organisations secure the best possible educational achievement and attainment for every child in Suffolk.

Education Transport Appeals Committee

Deals with home to school/college transport issues affecting individual children or young people.

Great Yarmouth and Waveney Joint Health Scrutiny Committee

Scrutinises health services in Great Yarmouth and Waveney.

Health Scrutiny Committee

Responsible for scrutinising wellbeing and health services.

Individual Cases Committee

Meets on demand as needed for individual cases.

Lowestoft Shared Accommodation Joint Committee

Creating a new build office complex and shared public access point.

Northern Area Appointments Committee

Appoints and removes Local Education Authority governors of schools in the northern area of the county.

Pension Fund Committee

Oversees and manages the Council's Pension Fund.

Rights of Way Committee

Responsible for rights of way issues in Suffolk.

Scrutiny Committee

Supports and challenges the council in carrying out its responsibilities properly.

Southern Area Appointments Committee

Appoints and removes governors of schools.

Staff Appointments Committee

Appoints officers to posts within local authorities.

Suffolk Firefighters' Pension Board

Ensures that the National Firefighters' Pension Fund is managed and administered effectively, efficiently, and complies with the code of practice on the governance and administration of public service pension schemes issued by the Pension Regulator.

Suffolk Flood Risk Management Scrutiny Sub Committee

Reviews, scrutinises and influences decision making in relation to the Suffolk Flood Management Strategy.

Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board

Encourages integrated working between public services.

Suffolk Joint Standards Board

Decides the outcome of serious complaints against councillors.

Suffolk Police and Crime Panel

Supports and challenges the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Western Area Appointments Committee

Appoints and removes governors of schools.

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