The Cabinet is responsible for most day to day Council
decisions. The Leader of the Council, Councillor Adrian
Hardman, appoints councillors to the Cabinet and these Cabinet
Members have specific areas of responsibility; there are
currently nine members of the Cabinet.
Meetings of Cabinet are open to the public and press
and will be held in public unless a matter to be
discussed is confidential or exempt. Meetings will be broadcast
(where possible) See recent
and future webcasts.
The Cabinet must make its decisions in line with the overall
policies, priorities and budget set by the full Council. Cabinet
also considers and responds to reports and recommendations from the
Overview and Scrutiny Performance Board.
Individual Cabinet Member with Responsibility are authorised to
take Executive decisions, as specifically delegated by Cabinet
Find out more information about these
Certain types of decision which are the responsibility of the
Cabinet and Individual Cabinet Members with Responsibility are
called 'key decisions', and in most circumstances, advance notice
will be given of key and non key decisions in a monthly publication published by the Leader of
the Council called the Forward Plan. A key decision is a
- is in connection with the discharge of an executive function
- involves significant expenditure or savings having regard to
the budget for the related service or function; or
- has a significant effect on communities in two or more
The purpose of the Forward Plan is so that all councillors and the
public have advance notice of when decisions are likely to be taken
by the Cabinet, individual Cabinet Member with Responsibility or
any other executive decision - making body.
Where it Meets
Unless otherwise shown, all meetings are held at:
When it Meets
The Cabinet will normally meet monthly, on a Thursday, and in
public. Unless otherwise stated the meetings will be held at
Agendas and Minutes
The Cabinet is not a committee and does not
have to be politically balanced.
Members of the public may participate by
presenting a petition, asking a question or making a comment having
given appropriate notice (at least by 9.00 a.m on the morning prior
to the Cabinet date). Find out more
information on how to attend a meeting.
If you would like to know more about future
meetings of the Cabinet or would like to present a petition, ask a
question or make a comment please contact us.
Email: Nichola Garner
Democratic Services Team
Worcestershire County Council Cabinet Members
||Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance
||Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Economy, Skills and
||Cabinet Member for Children and Families
||Cabinet Member for Health & Well-Being
||Cabinet Member for Highways
||Cabinet Member for Transformation and Commissioning
||Cabinet Member for Environment
||Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care
||Cabinet Member for Localism and Communities
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This page was last reviewed 23 January 2014 at 11:38.
The page is next due for review 22 July 2015.