The role of the cabinet
The cabinet develops, proposes and implements policy.
Read the cabinet's terms of reference.
Read each individual cabinet member's terms of reference.
Its forward plan identifies key decisions that are going to be made on behalf of the council, and who will be making those decisions.
Members of the cabinet
There are 7 cabinet members:
Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Major Projects - Councillor Neil Blake
Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Economic Development Delivery - Councillor Steve Bowles
Cabinet Member for Business Transformation - Councillor Janet Blake
Cabinet Member for Environment and Waste - Councillor Sir Beville Stanier
Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources and Compliance - Councillor Howard Mordue
Cabinet Member for Growth Strategy - Councillor Carole Paternoster
Cabinet Member for Leisure, Communities and Civic Amenities - Councillor Angela Macpherson
For information on cabinet member decisions, visit our cabinet member decision pages.
The cabinet meets every month. Meetings are generally open to the public although some meetings or parts of meetings are held in private.
The Notice of Intention to Hold a Meeting or Part of a Meeting in Private gives reasons why the public are to be excluded from a meeting.
Officer executive decisions
Sometimes council officers must take executive decisions without referring the matter to the cabinet.
View the records of executive decisions.
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Cabinet Forward Plan published 18 May 2015
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