The Mayor can appoint between 2 and 9 councillors to the Cabinet, also known as the Executive. The Mayor informs Council of the composition of the Cabinet at the Annual Council meeting usually held in May. The members of Cabinet are known as Portfolio Holders and each one has their own area of responsibility.
The Portfolio Holders for 2017/2018 are -
The Mayor, Dorothy Thornhill
Councillor Peter Taylor, Deputy Mayor and Portfolio Holder for Client Services
Councillor Karen Collett, Portfolio Holder for Community
Councillor Stephen Johnson, Portfolio Holder for Property and Housing
Councillor Iain Sharpe, Portfolio Holder for Regeneration and Development
Councillor Mark Watkin, Portfolio Holder for Resources and Customer Service