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Cabinet and council structure

Each cabinet member is responsible for specific issues and services - this is known as their portfolio.

The Leader of the Council is Councillor Yvonne Davies.

The cabinet members for 2019/20 are:

  • Cabinet Member for Living Healthy Lives – Councillor Farut Shaeen
  • Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Skills and Employment – Councillor Danny Millard
  • Cabinet Member for Best Start in Life – Councillor Joyce Underhill
  • Statutory Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Safer Communities – Councillor Maria Crompton
  • Cabinet Member for Sustainable Transport – Councillor Jackie Taylor
  • Cabinet Member for Homes – Councillor Joanne Hadley
  • Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Resources and Core Services and Inclusive Economic Growth – Councillor Wasim Ali

The council's constitution sets out the procedures, regulations and protocols in relation to decision making.You can find this document on the council's Committee Management Information System.