Council and democracy

County councillors, council tax for 2016-17, how to comment on a consultation, list of committees and meetings, council departments and news.

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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.

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.

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.

Our aims and transformation programmes

Plans, policies and priorities of Suffolk County Council; the plan of key decisions and how to request to run a council service in Suffolk.

Council departments, services and senior officers

The council is divided into departments - find out what they are, what they do and who manages them.

How the council works

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

Council data and transparency

Data on the council's expenditure, resources, structure and salary scales.

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.

Lieutenancy and honours

Information about the history and responsibilities of Suffolk's Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff and how to apply for an honour.

Borough, district, parish and town councils

Services run by other councils in Suffolk and not Suffolk County Council; including bins or refuse collections, council tax, parking and benefits.

Devolution for East Anglia

Find out about East Anglia devolution, and what it could mean for Suffolk.

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