Coronavirus updates for your council

Information and advice on councillor surgeries, Citizens Assemblies and elections

Change to the way we conduct meetings as a result of COVID-19

Due to guidance on social distancing related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all Council Committees are being conducted by teleconferencing and broadcast on either the Newham’s Facebook page or Newham’s YouTube channel.  Please see the agenda front page of the particular committee meeting when published for details.

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Mayoral and councillor surgeries

Face-to-face surgeries are cancelled. Telephone surgeries continue as normal.

​​Please contact your ward members, at the listed times via their advertised telephone numbers or email addresses.

Whilst face-to-face surgeries are currently suspended due to COVID-19 social distancing and associated risks, telephone surgeries and in some cases, zoom teleconferences can take place.


Newham’s electors are set to take to the polls this spring, with four elections taking place in the borough on Thursday 6 May. Find out more about  May 6 Elections and Referendum.

Community grants

Access to the Let’s Get the Party started and the Let it Grow grants are currently suspended.