Leader and Cabinet
The Leader of the Council is elected yearly at the annual meeting of the Council. The Leader appoints the Deputy Leader of the Council and the Cabinet. The Cabinet meet during the year to make decisions on services and to implement policies.
Leader of the Council: Councillor Ian Moran
Including Corporate/Corporate Planning, Legal and Democratic Services, Press and Media Strategy, Community Strategy, Regeneration and Estates.
The Leader has appointed the Cabinet members below with the following portfolios i.e. area of responsibility:
Councillor Yvonne Gagen - Deputy Leader,Leisure and Human Resources
Councillor Kevin Wright - Health and Community Safety
Councillor John Hodson - Planning
Councillor Jennifer Patterson - Housing and Landlord Services
Councillor Kevin Wilkie - Street Scene
Councillor Chris Wynn - Finance
Councillor Claire Cooper - Communities and Older People
Further contact details can be found on the Council information system