Essex County Council


Essex County Council is a large organisation that received about 75% of Council Tax revenue and grants from central government.

In return it provides most of the central services such as schools, roads, lighting, social services etc that we take for granted.

Elected councilors make policy decisions and then council staff are responsible for implementing these decisions and the day to day running of the Council.

There are 75 elected Councilors with the Conservative party having overall control. One Councilor is elected from this area.

The Essex County Councilor for this area is

Councilor Ron Pratt

Woodlands, Old Heath Road, Southminster, CM0 7BN

07860 913912

The last election was 4 May 2017

The next election is due May 2021

Click here to visit the website for Essex County Council.