About the Council

Hampshire County Council is responsible for a wide range of services across the whole county

The County Council’s role is to act strategically and implement policy as determined by Cabinet. This means delivering services to the people of Hampshire (and sometimes beyond) in an open and cost-effective way. The Council acts in the best interests of Hampshire and its residents.

  • teaching
  • 137,000
  • pupils
  • serving more than
  • 1.3 million
  • residents in Hampshire
  • managing a
  • £1.9 billion
  • budget for 2015/16