The Cabinet is made up of the Leader and nine
other Cabinet Members. The Leader is elected for a four-year term
by the Council. The other Cabinet Members are appointed by the
The Cabinet, at its monthly meetings, decides
on key decisions and policy, following consultation with
stakeholders and partners.
A key decision is a decision which is considered to be significant
in financial terms or in terms of its effects on communities living
or working in an area comprising two or more wards.
Key decisions are publicised at
least 28 clear days in advance in the
Key Decision List.
Decisions that are not key
decisions, or part of the policy framework, are made by
Cabinet Membersor officers.
Members of the public and
non-executive Council members are all welcome to attend Cabinet
Petitions or deputation
requests may be made to Cabinet for consideration on any items
appearing on the open agenda. If you want to organise a deputation
or a petition, please refer to the section
Taking part in the democratic
process. Please contact Katia
Neale, Committee Coordinator, at email@example.com
more information about petitions and deputations.
Cabinet agendas will be posted
on the website before the meeting. Each Cabinet agenda contains the
minutes from the previous Cabinet meeting and reports to be
considered. A list of Cabinet decisions will be published within
two working days of the meeting and a confirmed decision list will
be published five working days after that, if no decisions have
been called in to the Council's
Policy and Accountability