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The Cabinet is the executive group responsible for the overall business of the Council. The Cabinet is formed by members from the joint administration. The Cabinet comprises the Leader of the Council, and six other members appointed by the Leader. Each of the members of the Cabinet has a defined portfolio of responsibilities.

These are set out below:

Cabinet Decision List is published monthly.





Scrutiny Committees monitor the work of the Council and its partners. They:

  • Examine performance management information
  • Provide in-depth analysis of policy issues, research, consultations, encourage community participation
  • 'Call-in' executive decisions made but not yet implemented to see if they are appropriate; scrutinise decisions and decision making
  • Question the Cabinet members, other members and officers on views and proposals
  • Investigate matters of local concern and if necessary make recommendations to Cabinet and Full Council.


Other Committees/Boards/Panels