Public access to Council meetings

Members of the public may attend all of the meetings of the council and have the right to:


- inspect agendas and associated reports up to five days before each meeting


- attend and observe any meeting, except for the part of the meeting where exempt* or confidential* information is discussed


- inspect minutes and other background documents, including a summary of any part of the meeting dealing with exempt information, for up to six years after the meeting


- inspect the register of Council members and list of powers delegated to officers


*Note: Exempt and confidential are defined by Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended)


Access to agendas, reports and minutes of Council meetings

The calendar below shows the full programme of East Suffolk Council meetings. To view agendas, reports and minutes of the meetings, browse the calendar and select the meeting in which you are interested. If documents are available you will be able to open or download a PDF of a meeting pack or individual document.


Documents are published here five working days before the meeting is due to take place.


East Suffolk Council - Calendars of Meetings for 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 (via Public Documents section)


Documents for East Suffolk Shadow Authority Meetings and Waveney District Council Meetings prior to 1 May 2019


Documents for Suffolk Coastal District Council Meetings for the 2018-19 Municipal Year


If you are unable to find the historical documents you require, please email the Democratic Services team with your request.



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10:30 Felixstowe Peninsula Community Partnership : The Hadwen Room, Felixstowe Library, Crescent Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7BY
10:00 Licensing Sub-Committee : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
18:30 Cabinet : Conference Room, Riverside
18:00 Carlton Colville, Kessingland, Southwold and villages Community Partnership : Wangford Community Centre, Millfields, Wangford, NR34 8RG
14:00 Planning Committee North : Conference Room, Riverside
18:30 Scrutiny Committee : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
18:00 Melton, Woodbridge and Deben Peninsula Community Partnership : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
16:00 Lowestoft and northern parishes Community Partnership : Lowestoft 60 Plus Club, 18 Clapham Road South, Lowestoft NR32 1QS
18:30 Full Council : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
16:00 Southwold Harbour Management Committee : Stella Peskett Millennium Hall
13:00 Felixstowe Peninsula Community Partnership : Hadwen Meeting Room, Felixstowe Library, Crescent Road, Felixstowe IP11 7BY
18:00 Beccles, Bungay, Halesworth and villages Community Partnership : Ilketshall Village Hall, Low Street, Ilketshall St Margaret Bungay Suffolk NR35 1QZ
14:00 Planning Committee South : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
10:30 Licensing Sub-Committee : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
15:30 Aldeburgh, Leiston, Saxmundham and villages Community Partnership : Middleton Village Hall, Mill Street, Middleton IP17 3NG
18:30 Scrutiny Committee : Conference Room, Riverside