Committee details

Lead Member for Communities and Safety

Purpose of committee

Lead cabinet members are authorised by Cabinet to make certain decisions within their areas of special responsibility. They make these decisions at Individual Decision Making meetings attended by council officers. Other councillors may also attend.


The terms of reference for this meeting can be found in the Council’s Constitution.


The Lead Member for Communities and Safety has responsibility for:

·         Strategy and policy for all Communities and Community Safety matters

·         Principal service area responsibilities:

Archives and records

Community Safety

Coroner services

Customer Services

Emergency Planning

Gypsies and travellers


Registration Services

Road Safety

Strategic Partnerships

Trading Standards

Voluntary Sector

all ancillary activities


Before May 2017 this portfolio was known as the Lead Member for Community Services. 


Contact information

Support officer: Simon Bailey. Democratic Services Officer

Phone: 01273 481935