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Held by Position at the council
Councillor Ian Thomas Chair of the Council
Councillor Val Ranger Vice Chair of the Council
Councillor Paul Arnott Leader of the Council
Councillor Paul Hayward Deputy Leader of the Council

Cabinet members

Each member of the Cabinet takes responsibility for a Portfolio.

Cabinet members Role / Portfolio
Councillor Paul Arnott Leader
Councillor Paul Hayward Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder Economy and Assets
Councillor Megan Armstrong Portfolio Holder Sustainable Homes and Communities
Councillor Nick Hookway Portfolio Holder Tourism, Leisure, Sport and Culture
Councillor Sarah Jackson Portfolio Holder Democracy, Transparency and Communications
Councillor Geoff Jung Portfolio Holder Coast, Country and Environment
Councillor Dan Ledger Portfolio Holder Strategic Planning
Councillor John Loudoun Portfolio Holder Council and Corporate Co-ordination
Councillor Marianne Rixson Portfolio Holder Climate Action and Emergency Response
Councillor Jack Rowland Portfolio Holder Finance

Assistant Portfolio Holders

Post holder Portfolio
Councillor Denise Bickley Assistant Portfolio Holder Climate Action and Emergency Response
Councillor Jake Bonetta Assistant Portfolio Holder Tourism, Leisure, Sport and Culture
Councillor Geoff Pratt Assistant Portfolio Holder Economy and Assets
Councillor Eleanor Rylance Assistant Portfolio Holder Coast, Country and Environment
Councillor Eileen Wragg Assistant Portfolio Holder Council and Corporate Co-ordination