Leader of the Council

The Leader of the Council is elected annually by the council. The current Leader is Cllr Barry Rickman.

Roles and responsibilities

The Leader is Chairman of the Cabinet and appoints members to the Cabinet. He holds the Leader and Corporate Affairs Portfolio on the Cabinet.

His main roles and responsibilities include:

  • leading the council in the identification and implementation of its vision, values and strategic objectives
  • providing visible political leadership in the preparation and implementation of council policies, strategies, budgets and service delivery
  • developing and implementing the council's corporate plan and organisational strategy.

Contact the Leader

More details about Cllr Barry Rickman, including his contact information, can be found on his profile page.

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