A Cabinet made up of
the Leader and eight Cabinet Members is responsible for all
executive decisions, with each Member holding the brief for a
portfolio of services. Decisions can be taken by individual
members of the Cabinet or collectively by the full Cabinet. The
Leader determines what decisions are delegated to individual
Members and this is set out in Table 2 of the Scheme of Delegation
(Part 3 of the Council's Constitution).
The Cabinet leads the preparation of the
Council's policies and budget and makes recommendations to the
County Council on the major policy plans and the budget and Council
Tax. The Cabinet and Cabinet Members take decisions within this
framework of plans and procedural rules approved by the Council,
including key decisions. It is held to account by the Council for
The Council produces a forward plan
containing notice of key decisions to be taken by the Cabinet and
Cabinet Members in the next 28 days and indicative programme of proposed decisions for the following
months. The Notice of Decisions also gives notice of which meetings
may be held in private (in whole or part) and how residents can
make representations about this.
If you plan on attending the Cabinet meeting
and are a member of the public, please contact email@example.com.
Cabinet meetings are live streamed and can be watched via our
Notice of Decisions and Forward Plan