How East Sussex County Council works
Council departments and responsibilities
The 5 East Sussex County Council departments and their main responsibilities are:
- Adult Social Care and Health
Provide social care services for residents over 16, including residential care and sensory care services. It also has the public health remit.
- Governance Services
Provides advice on governance of the Council, including legal and constitutional arrangements.
- Children’s Services
Provide social care for people under 16, state education and other childcare services.
- Business Services
Responsible for managing our finances, IT, human resources, procurement and property.
- Communities, Economy and Transport
Responsible for community services such as libraries and registrars, customer access and services, roads, transport planning, economy and the East Sussex environment.
Both councillors and officers work together to supply these services for East Sussex.