New appointments at West Sussex County Council

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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).