Questions from the public at Full Council meetings

Any resident of East Suffolk who is listed on the electoral register may ask questions to the Chair of the Council, the Leader of the Council, members of the Cabinet, or the Chair or Vice-Chair of any committee or sub-committee of the Council, at any ordinary meeting of the Full Council (this excludes the Council’s annual meeting or any extraordinary meetings of the Full Council).


Questions must be submitted in writing or by email to the Proper Officer no later than midday ten working days before the date of the meeting.  Each question must give the name and address of the questioner and must name the member of the Council to whom it is to be put.  The scope of questions that can be considered can be found in the Council Procedure Rules set out in the East Suffolk Council Constitution.


The table below sets out the deadlines for submitting questions for all scheduled ordinary Full Council meetings:


Meeting Date                                                                          

Deadline for questions to be submitted (by 12pm)

Wednesday 24 July 2024 Tuesday 9 July 2024
Wednesday 25 September 2024 Tuesday 10 September 2024
Wednesday 27 November 2024 Tuesday 12 November 2024
Wednesday 22 January 2025 Tuesday 7 January 2025
Wednesday 19 February 2025 Tuesday 4 February 2025
Wednesday 19 March 2025 Tuesday 4 March 2025


Questions can be submitted in writing to the Proper Officer via the Democratic Services team using the details below:


Postal Address

Democratic Services Team

East Suffolk Council

East Suffolk House

Riduna Park, Station Road



IP12 1RT


Email address