The new Cabinet structure was approved at County Council on 16 May 2013. The Cabinet comprises of The Leader and five Cabinet Members with four Cabinet Support Members.
The Cabinet system makes the major decisions about Council services and many others that you use on a day-to-day basis.
The cabinet normally meets monthly. Its role is to lead in the preparation of the council's policies and budget, to lead the community planning process and the attainment of best value. The cabinet is made up of the leader and nine other councillors who are chosen by the county council from the majority party, currently Conservative. Each cabinet member has an individual area of responsibility also known as his/her portfolio.
The new Cabinet Structure is as follows:-
Cabinet Members (6)
Leader of the Council - Philip Atkins
Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources and Transformation - Ian Parry
Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing - Robbie Marshall
Cabinet Member for Learning and Skills - Ben Adams
Cabinet Member for Economy and Infrastructure - Mark Winnington
Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Localism - Mike Lawrence
Support Members (4)
Care - Alan White
Public Health and Community Safety - Mark Sutton
Environment and Rural Affairs - Gill Heath
Transport and the Connected County - Simon Tagg
Cabinet meetings will also be webcast. View cabinet webcasts.