Councillors are the elected representatives who make the decisions that affect the services we provide and the policies we adopt. These decisions are implemented by the officers of the council, who advise and support the councillors.
There are 75 elected representatives at Essex County Council.
Find your elected representative, learn more about their duties and contact them.
Find out how to register to vote in local elections.
Information about the councillors who sit in the cabinet, and the portfolios for which they have responsibility.
Find out the political parties which form Essex County Council.
Information about how elected councillors avoid conflicts of interest and ensure that allowances and expenses incurred are recorded openly and accountably.
More detailed information about these ceremonial roles within the council.
An overview of the work that councillors undertake.
Find out how to stand for election to Essex County Council.