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Council and democracy

County councillors, council tax, consultations, committees and meetings, council directorates, salaries and open data.
Councillors and elected representatives
Find out who your councillor is, what they do, and how to complain about them, as well as details of other elected representatives.
Council news
You can read the latest press and media releases from Suffolk County Council, as well as blog posts and recent columns written by county councillors.
Open Data Suffolk
Find free data about Suffolk and the Council, including information relating to education, health and social care, safety, economics and the environment.
The council and its committees
The role of the cabinet, council and committees in decision making and details of meeting dates, agendas, reports and minutes.
Budget, Council tax and finance
How Council tax is calculated and how your money is spent. Get information about our accounts and how pensions are managed.
Consultations, petitions and elections
Find how to comment on a consultation in Suffolk, how to take part in a petition and about elections in Suffolk.
Council directorates and senior officers
Find out about our directorates and services, the role of Chief Executive, the Monitoring Officer and the Chief Finance Officer.
Borough, district, parish and town councils
Find services run by other councils in Suffolk, including bins or refuse collections, council tax, parking and benefits.
Our aims and transformation programmes
See the plans, policies and priorities for Suffolk County Council, including their commitment to equality and inclusion.
Lieutenancy and honours
Learn more about the role and responsibilities of Suffolk's Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff of Suffolk, and how to nominate someone for an honour.
Suffolk Public Sector Leaders group
Find out about the Suffolk Public Sector Leaders group (SPSL), including information on meetings, agendas and membership.

How the council works and makes decisions

Find out how the county council works, including elections, the leader of the council, cabinet, county councillors and staff. Discover the the different ways Suffolk County Council make decisions affecting people and local services. 

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