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 and Portfolio Holder for Economic Regeneration and Planning: Councillor Ian Moran
Email cllr.moran@westlancs.gov.uk

Including Corporate/Corporate Planning, Legal and Democratic Services, Press and Media Strategy, Community Strategy, Regeneration and Estates.

Cabinet members

The Leader has appointed the Cabinet members below with the following portfolios i.e. area of responsibility:

Councillor Yvonne Gagen - Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Human Resources
Email: cllr.gagen@westlancs.gov.uk

Councillor Jennifer Wilkie- Portfolio Holder for Housing and Landlord Services
Email: cllr.jwilkie@westlancs.gov.uk

Councillor Kevin Wilkie - Portfolio Holder for Street Scene
Email: cllr.wilkie@westlancs.gov.uk

Councillor Adam Yates - Portfolio Holder for Resources and Transformation 
Email: cllr.yates@westlancs.gov.uk

Councillor David Evans - Portfolio Holder for Planning
Email: cllr.d.evans@westlancs.gov.uk

Councillor Vicky Cummins - Portfolio Holder for Health and Wellbeing
Email:  cllr.cummins@westlancs.gov.uk

Councillor Gareth Dowling - Portfolio Holder for Communities and Community Safety
Email:  cllr.dowling@westlancs.gov.uk








Further information

Further contact details can be found on the Council information system