A series of appointments were confirmed today after the first meeting of the council since the elections two weeks ago.
Alongside the newly elected chairman, vice-chairman and leader of West Sussex County Council, other cabinet appointments include:
Michael Brown – Finance
Peter Catchpole – Adult Social Care and Health,
Peter Evans – Children (Start of Life), which includes schools and Educational Attainment and Skills
Peter Griffiths – Corporate Relations, a portfolio that includes County Local Committees and HR issues
Pieter Montyn – Highways and Transport, together with planning, waste and minerals
Lionel Barnard – Residents’ Services, a portfolio that includes Fire and Rescue and Community Safety, Libraries and Archives and Trading Standards
Committee chairman appointments include:
Heidi Brunsdon – Planning
Derek Whittington – Rights of Way
David Sheldon – Regulation, Audit and Accounts
Richard Burrett - Children and Young People’s Services Select
John de Mierre – Environmental and Community Services Select
Margaret Whitehead – Health and Adult Social Care Select
Deborah Urquhart – Performance and Finance Select
The Chichester Observer had a reporter at the meeting.
For full coverage see this week’s Chichester Observer (Thursday 16).