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The contents of this website are no longer being updated following the formation of a new HM Government.  Our new website can be found at www.gonetwork.gos.gov.uk.

We represent central government in the region and our role is to promote better and more effective integration of Government policies and programmes at a regional and local level.

We are working for a prosperous, sustainable, fair and healthy region with a high quality of life and excellent life chances for all those people living and/or working in the South East.  We do this by influencing national policy; strengthening and coordinating regional strategies; and supporting and enabling local delivery.

Latest news
Key consultation on ending child poverty (Thu May 13 10:36:45 BST 2010)
The Government’s Child Poverty Unit has published a consultation on proposals for a Child Poverty Bill later in the year.
Action plan to support the third sector (Wed Nov 26 08:08:30 GMT 2008)
Kevin Brennan, Minister for the Third Sector, has announced his intention to develop an action plan of government support for charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises through the economic...

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The South East Plan
The Government has published the final Regional Spatial Strategy for the South East (6 May 2009) Further details are on the South East Plan page.

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Statistics for the South East

Find out more about the facts and figures of the localities in the South East. Click here for Regional statistics.

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