Your council

Democracy in Suffolk, how the council works, the plans, policies and public consultations.

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About Suffolk County Council

Information about how Suffolk County Council is structured.

  1. Adult and Community Services
  2. Chief Executive - Deborah Cadman
  3. Children and Young People's Services
  4. Domain Names Terms and Conditions
  5. Economy, Skills and Environment
  6. Local services not provided by Suffolk County Council
  7. News
  8. Public Protection
  9. Scrutiny and Monitoring
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Borough and District Councils in Suffolk

Contact details for the borough and district councils in Suffolk

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Council Tax and Financial Information

How your council tax bill is calculated and the how the money is spent.

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Councillors and elected representatives

Information about county councillors

  1. Cabinet Members
  2. Chairman of the council
  3. Find your councillor by division
  4. Find your councillor by name
  5. Find your councillor by parish or town
  6. Leader of the council
  7. Locality Budgets
  8. Making a complaint about the conduct of a county councillor
  9. Members of Parliament
  10. Members of the European Parliament
  11. Parish and Town councils
  12. Register of Members' Interests
  13. Suffolk County Council Constitution
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Decision Making

Details of county council committees and meetings, including agendas and minutes

  1. Co-opted and Independent Community Members and representatives of partner organisations
  2. Committees
  3. Consultations
  4. Notices of meeting likely to be held in private
  5. Petitions
  6. Public speaking at meetings
  7. The Council
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Elections and Voting

Information about elections and voting

  1. Bixley By-election
  2. Election 2013
  3. Election Results
  4. Haverhill Cangle By-election
  5. Information for Candidates
  6. Kesgrave and Rushmere St Andrew By-election
  7. Mayoral Petitions
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Finance at Suffolk County Council including funding, pension and statement of accounts information

  1. Council data and transparency
  2. Funding
  3. Paying for services online
  4. Pension Fund and Accounts
  5. Pensions
  6. Working Differently
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Lieutenancy and Honours

Information on the Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk

  1. Deputy Lieutenants of the County of Suffolk
  2. High Sheriff of Suffolk
  3. Honours and Awards
  4. The History and Role of the Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk
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Plans and Policies

Here you will find all the major policy documents, including the Cabinet Forward Plan

  1. Community Profiles
  2. Equalities & Inclusion
  3. Key Decision Forward Plan
  4. Localism Act: Community Right to Challenge
  5. Raising the Bar
  6. What is the Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNA)?
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Suffolk County Council Vision and Priorities

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The Budget

Find out more about the budget, how it is set and where we spend your money.

  1. Budget setting process
  2. The national picture
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