Deputy Leader

(a) The functions and areas of policy and decision making responsibility are:

  • To undertake the responsibilities of the Leader in his absence and deputise for the Leader as required
  • To be the vice-chair of Cabinet
  • Ambassador for Place partnerships with business and business representatives
  • Public Sector Place and system transformation
  • Community Grants and External Funding Development
  • Council Planning and Performance Frameworks
  • Shared Services lead (Joint Committee)
  • Human Resources
  • Workforce Development
  • Organisational Development
  • Emergency Planning and Civil Contingencies
  • Spatial Planning
  • Economic Growth
  • Strategic Housing

(b) Additional specific delegated decision making powers to:

  • To approve the award of community grants