Find out about the membership and leadership of our Cabinet and its responsibilities.
The Cabinet is our decision-making body. Its responsibilities include monitoring the council budget, making day-to-day decisions on resources and forming partnerships with other organisations.
The Leader of the Council provides leadership to us and chairs the Cabinet. The Leader also appoints other councillors as Cabinet members. The Cabinet has collective responsibility for any decisions made.
Membership of the Cabinet
|Role and portfolio responsibilities
|Councillor Gareth Lyon
|Leader of the Council with responsibility for communications and engagement
|Councillor Maurice Sheehan
|Deputy Leader and Environment and Neighbourhood portfolio
|Councillor Martin Tennant
|Deputy Leader and Major Projects and Property portfolio
|Councillor Ade Adeola
|Digital First and Corporate portfolio
|Councillor Jonathan Canty
|Development and Economic Growth portfolio
|Councillor Sue Carter
|Councillor Paul Taylor
|Councillor Stuart Trussler
|Member of the cabinet without portfolio
Each Cabinet member is responsible for particular areas of council business - this is known as their portfolio. Cabinet members are also called portfolio holders.
Please visit our about the portfolios page for more information.