Our Governance

We are a politically-led cross-party organisation representing local government in the East of England

How We’re Governed

The organisation is governed by the Leader or elected Mayor of each of the 50 councils in the region and the full Assembly of Council Leaders meets twice a year. This is a forum for discussion on common issues but importantly provides a platform for all leaders to meet and debate key issues.

The Management Committee

Day to day management, including oversight of the Action Plan and Annual Budget, is provided by a Management Committee of five Leaders which meets on at least a quarterly basis. The Committee is supported by a series of Panels who have responsibility for delivering the Action Plan, linked to specific themes.

Read our Business Plan for 2019 - 2024 here

Read our Constitution here

  • DF

    David Finch

    Chairman of the East of England LGA
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  • LH

    Linda Haysey

    Vice-Chairman of the East of England LGA
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  • AW

    Alan Waters

    Labour Group Leader
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  • MH

    Mayor Dave Hodgson

    Liberal Democrat Group Leader
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  • JH

    John Holdich

    Councillor
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  • MB

    Mike Bush

    Independent Representative 
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  • SB

    Sara Bedford

    Chairman of the Improvement Panel
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  • KP

    Kevin Price

    Chairman of the Local Government Employers Panel
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  • KB

    Kevin Bentley

    Chairman of the Europe and International Panel
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