Council & Democracy

Welcome to the Council and Democracy section. Here you can find general information about the Council, a profile of each of our 49 Councillors and a copy of the Council's constitution. There is also a section containing all information on committee and council meetings. This includes dates, times and venues as well as giving access to agendas and minutes. There is also information on Scrutiny and the Code of Conduct and contact details for all the town and parish councils within Breckland. 

Town & Parish Councils

Breckland Council is a district composed of 112 Parishes.

Committee Meetings

Details on committee meetings

The Council

The Council is composed of 49 Councillors elected every four years.

Compliments, Comments and Feedback

Corporate Compliments, Comments and Feedback - The views of our residents, service users and customers are important to us.

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was introduced to make all levels of government more open to the public.

Data Protection Act

The Data Protection Act 1998 and any subsequent amendments regulates the way in which personal information about individuals is obtained stored, used and disclosed.

Code of Conduct

Breckland Council's Code of Conduct sets out the rules governing the behaviour of it's Members.


You are able to read the Council's Constitution here


The Council's Overview & Scrutiny Commission aims to improve the services that you use by monitoring, questioning and making recommendations on the way services are provided and decisions taken.