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Lead Councillors & Committee Chairs



Leader of the CouncilCllr Jo Lovelock
Deputy Leader of the CouncilCllr Tony Page

Lead Councillors

Lead Councillors
Adult Social CareCllr Rachel Eden
Children's Services and FamiliesCllr Jan Gavin
Culture, Sport and Consumer ServicesCllr Sarah-Jane Hacker
EducationCllr Tony Jones‚Äč
Health Cllr Graeme Hoskin
HousingCllr John Ennis
NeighbourhoodsCllr Liz Terry
Strategic Environment, Planning and TransportCllr Tony Page

Committee Chairs

Committee Chairs
Adult Social Care, Children's Services and EducationCllr Eileen McElligott
Audit and GovernanceCllr David Stevens
Health and Wellbeing BoardCllr Graeme Hoskin
Housing, Neighbourhoods and LeisureCllr Sophia James
Licensing ApplicationsCllr Paul Woodward
PersonnelCllr Jo Lovelock
Planning ApplicationsCllr Marian Livingston
PolicyCllr Jo Lovelock
StandardsMrs Tina Barnes (Independent)
Strategic Environment, Planning & Transport Cllr David Absolom


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