Cornwall Council leader announces details of new Council Cabinet
The leader of Cornwall Council Jim Currie has announced details of the Council’s new Cabinet.
At today’s meeting of the full Council Mr Currie, who was elected as the Council’s Leader last week, announced that there will be 11 portfolio holders in the new Cabinet.
Leader: Jim Currie
Corporate Resources: Fiona Ferguson
Transportation, Highways and Environment Operations: Bert Biscoe
Economy and Regeneration: Steven Rushworth
Localism, Sustainability and Devolution: John Pollard
Children’s Services: Neil Burden
Housing and Planning: Mark Kaczmarek
Adult Care and Support: Armand Toms
Health & Wellbeing and Human Resources: Carolyn Rule
Community Safety and Public Protection: Lance Kennedy
Tourism, Culture and Leisure: Joan Symons
These cabinet members replace members who stepped down last week when leader Alec Robertson was removed after a vote of no confidence was taken by councillors.
The outgoing cabinet faced accusations of having a 'bunker' like mentality in not listening to the views of all councillors.