Basildon Council is composed of 42 elected Councillors with one third of councillors standing for election three years in every four.

Council and committee meetings to be held remotely until further notice.

Following the passing of The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020,  all Council committee meetings are currently being held remotely until further notice.

Remote meetings can be viewed from the Council's YouTube site. Details of what is being considered at a meeting can be found on each committee meeting's agenda, see List of committee meetings (all years)

To view recordings of committee meetings which have been held remotely visit Council meetings - live webcasts, audio and video recordings

To view arrangements that have been made for members of the public to address the Planning Committee during remote meetings, please visit Regulatory Committees

Any urgent decisions are taken by the Council's Staffing Matters and Review Sub-Committee.