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Executive

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About the Executive

The Executive is made up of the senior political leadership of the council. Members of the Executive are appointed by the Leader of the Council. It makes key decisions, which are in line with the council’s budget and policies. It also develops proposals for recommendation to the council for approval following a process where the Executive Member consults with the appropriate council officer(s). It usually meets seven times each year.

Executive Members

  • Councillor Richard Wenham – Leader of the Council and Chair of Executive
  • Councillor Sue Clark – Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Families, Education and Children
  • Councillor Kevin Collins – Executive Member for Planning and Regeneration
  • Councillor Ian Dalgarno – Executive Member for Community Services
  • Councillor Steven Dixon – Executive Member for Sustainability and Transformation
  • Councillor Eugene Ghent – Executive Member for Housing and Assets
  • Councillor Carole Hegley – Executive Member for Adult Social Care
  • Councillor David Shelvey – Executive Member for Corporate Resources
  • Councillor Tracey Stock – Executive Member for Health, Wellbeing and Communities

Deputy Executive Members

  • Councillor Amanda Dodwell – Deputy Executive Member for Families, Education and Children
  • Councillor Mark Liddiard – Deputy Executive Member for Planning and Regeneration
  • Councillor Ian Bond – Deputy Executive Member for Community Services
  • Councillor Ewan Wallace – Deputy Executive Member for Housing and Assets

Deputy Executive Members are appointed to assist an Executive Member with their workload but not constituting a member of the Executive or able to deputise for the Executive Member.

This is the current composition of the Executive.

Agendas, reports and minutes

The agendas, reports and minutes for these meetings are all available via the links below. All papers are normally available in public unless there is a specific reason why they must be considered confidential. To view papers for any of the meetings of this body please click on the links below:

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