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 cancelled until further notice
In light of recent events and following the latest Government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak all Council meetings have now been cancelled until further notice.

The council will be making arrangements to ensure that urgent decisions are taken by a cross-party group of councillors and more detail on this will be issued in due course.