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Cabinet

The cabinet is made up of the leader of the council (Councillor Drew Mellor) and cabinet members.

The cabinet's role is to:

  • provide leadership
  • propose the budget and policy framework
  • lead on improving council services

View upcoming and past cabinet meetings.

See the decisions that the cabinet will take in the forward plan

Cabinet members

Cabinet members are councillors with special responsibilities over an area of the council's activities, such as tourism or climate change. Their area of responsibility is known as their portfolio. 

Cabinet members may work with council officers and others to develop policy within their portfolio, which then comes to cabinet for formal approval.

Councillor Drew Mellor, Leader of BCP Council, has announced a ‘Cabinet+’ approach to decision-making and policy development for the council.