Category Archives: Governance Services

Voting safely at next year’s elections

ON THURSDAY, May 6, 2021 residents in East Sussex will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at East Sussex County Council.

While the County Council elections are not until May, we’re already making plans to help you stay safe while casting your vote.

There are a number of ways to have your say in the election in May – you can vote in a polling station, by post, or by appointing someone you trust to vote on your behalf, which is known as a proxy vote.

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Event to give insight into becoming a councillor

AN INFORMATION event will give members of the public considering becoming a voice for their communities an insight into the life of a councillor.

The online event on Tuesday, November 3, has been organised by East Sussex County Council to encourage people to consider putting themselves forward for the role ahead of county council elections in May next year. Continue reading

Spending plans on track to avoid more savings

Cllr Keith GlazierNO NEW savings are being planned at this stage for next year’s council budget despite the unprecedented financial pressures of the Covid-19 response.

A report to East Sussex County Council’s Cabinet explains how careful financial planning and partnership working means that, for the first time in more than a decade, no additional cuts are currently being considered beyond those already set out at last year’s budget meeting. Continue reading