The Cabinet consists of ten members of the ruling group which is responsible for most day-to-day decisions.

It also recommends a budget and a level for council tax, which again the Council then has to approve. For the full roles and responsibilities of the Cabinet, view the Constitution

Cabinet Member (Conservative) Portfolio
Tom Fitzpatrick - Leader
  • Human Resources
  • Media and Publicity
  • Strategic Policy and Governance
  • Big Society
  • IT
Nigel Dixon - Deputy Leader
  • Business and Economic Development
  • Tourism (including Tourist Information Centres)
Sue Arnold
  • Planning
  • Planning Policy
Annie Claussen-Reynolds
  • Waste and Environmental Services
John Lee
  • Coastal Management
Wyndham Northam
  • Financial Service
  • Revenues and Benefits
Judy Oliver
  • Legal Services
  • Corporate Assets
  • Commercialisation
  • Electoral Services
  • Democratic Services
Becky Palmer
  • Community Liaison
  • Customer Services
Richard Price
  • Housing 
  • Licensing
Maggie Prior
  • Health and Wellbeing 
  • Leisure and Culture