Key plans, strategies and policies


We have set out our proposals for delivering services in East Sussex in the current financial climate. See A core offer for East Sussex.

Information specific to service areas, for example adult social care, children’s services or transport, will be found in the relevant sections of the website.

The Council Plan

The council plan sets out our ambitions and what we plan to achieve by 2021 under each of our four priority outcomes.

Annual Report

Includes a short profile of the council as a whole along with a summary of council performance and finances.

Committees and meetings

Find agendas, minutes, and reports for council committtees and meetings.

Forward plans

The Forward Plan lists all decisions that will be made by either Cabinet or individual Lead Members within the next four months.

Devolution and East Sussex

Our joint bid to Government for more devolved powers in the southern region.

Community planning and partnerships

Local strategic partnerships, 'Pride of Place' strategy, South East Local Enterprise Partnership and more.

Portfolio plans

Portfolio plans provide the main direction for our services over the next three years, and say how we will deliver our four priority outcomes.

Our Constitution

Detailed explanation of our responsibilities and those of our members and staff.

Equality and diversity

Ensuring equal opportunities for residents and employees.

Freedom of Information and Data Protection

Freedom of Information - find out how to make a Freedom of Information request, how to complain if you feel your Freedom of Information request hasn't been handled properly and how we use your data. Your rights to the information we hold, plus surveillance powers, CCTV and open data.

Managing records and information

How our information is organised, easily retrievable and confidentially destroyed or archived when no longer needed.

Corporate Governance in East Sussex County Council

How the key principles of openness, integrity and accountability underpin the way we work and relate to our communities.