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, Council Committees are being conducted by teleconferencing and broadcast on Newham’s Facebook page the dates for full Council will be published in due course.

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Citizens Assemblies

All scheduled Citizens’ Assemblies have been cancelled.

Mayoral and councillor surgeries

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

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


The Greater London Authority Elections which were due to be held on 7 May 2020 have now been postponed until 2021.

Community grants

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