Council Structure and Governance

Information on how the council is structured and who is responsible for services.
The Chief Executive, Graham Hope, is Head of Paid Service in the council and is responsible for carrying out the agreed policies of the council and the overall management of council services.
Equality is relevant to us all. Addressing discrimination and promoting equality are everyone's core business.
Governance is the system by which local authorities direct and control their functions and relate to their communities.
The Emergency Planning Service is responsible for ensuring that the council has emergency response arrangements in place to enable it to respond effectively in times of crisis.