The Executive is responsible
for all key decisions and the strategic management of services and
acts in line with the policy framework and budget of the
It consists of the Leader of
the Council and 9 other Executive Councillors, each of whom holds
an Executive Portfolio.
important decisions are made by the Executive collectively,
although Executive Councillors can take some decisions individually
within their area of responsibility.
the names and Portfolio of each member of the Executive are set out
Andrew Western (Leader of the Council)
Catherine Hynes (Deputy Leader) – Children’s Social
Stephen Adshead – Environment, Air Quality and Climate
Mike Freeman – Public Safety, Governance and
Joanne Harding – Adult Social Care
Liz Patel – Culture and Leisure
Tom Ross – Finance and Investment
Jane Slater – Health, Wellbeing and Equalities
Graham Whitham – Communities and Partnerships
James Wright – Housing and Regeneration
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