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


East Suffolk Council broadcasts its meetings (except for those sessions where the public are excluded) via its YouTube channel.  Please note that following the cessation of a live broadcast, the playback will not be immediately available for several hours, per YouTube's policy.  For more information on the live broadcast of East Suffolk Council meetings, please read our protocol on the live transmission of meetings.


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If you are unable to find the historical documents you require, please email the Democratic Services team with your request.



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14:00 Licensing Sub-Committee : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
14:00 Planning Committee South : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
18:00 Lowestoft and northern parishes Community Partnership : Seagull Theatre, 19-75 Morton Rd, Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 0JH
10:30 Felixstowe Peninsula Community Partnership : The Hadwen Room, Felixstowe Library, Crescent Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7BY
11:00 Anglia Revenues and Benefits Partnership Joint Committee : Level 5 Meeting Room, Breckland House
16:00 Shareholder Reference Group : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
18:30 Cabinet : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
18:00 Carlton Colville, Kessingland, Southwold and villages Community Partnership : Darsham Village Hall, Darsham, Saxmundham IP17 3FA
14:30 Licensing Sub-Committee : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
18:30 Audit and Governance Committee : Conference Room, Riverside
14:00 Planning Committee North : Conference Room, Riverside
10:00 Community Partnership Board : Orbis Energy, Lowestoft
18:00 Beccles, Bungay, Halesworth and villages Community Partnership : Beccles Town Council, Town Hall, The Walk, Beccles NR34 9AJ
14:00 Planning Committee South : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
18:00 Melton, Woodbridge and Deben Peninsula Community Partnership : Deben Conference Room, East Suffolk House
18:30 Scrutiny Committee : Conference Room, Riverside