Committee details


Purpose of committee

Cabinet is responsible for carrying out the executive functions of the council within the approved budget and policy framework.  Individual Cabinet members have authority to make some decisions on their own.


The council has a Cabinet and Leader management structure.  The leader of the council is Councillor Sue Cooper. 


The decisions Cabinet and Cabinet members will take is published in the Cabinet work programme.


Attending a meeting


You can speak to the Cabinet or ask questions about items on the agenda. To be allowed to speak, you must register with democratic services by 5pm on the last working day before the meeting. Please contact democratic services for more information before registering.


The public can observe most business at public meetings.  You can come to the council offices to watch a meeting that is open to the public.


On occasion, the committee may consider items on the agenda without the public present.  When this happens you cannot watch the business taking place.  The agenda for the meeting will indicate if and when the public cannot observe the business.




Information on all of the council's committees and procedures are contained in the Constitution.



Contact information

Support officer: Steve Culliford. Democratic Services Officer