Lincolnshire County Council names new executive members to run county hall

Members of Lincolnshire County Council's new executive EMN-150515-145702001
Members of Lincolnshire County Council's new executive EMN-150515-145702001

Lincolnshire County council leader Martin Hill has named the members of his new executive.

The executive are responsible for decisions on council policy. Along with the new chief whip, they were formally confirmed at a meeting of the full council on Friday May 15. The authority’s new chairman and vice-chairman were also elected.

Councillor Hill said: “The next few years will be some of the most challenging the council has faced, so it’s important we have the right team in place to lead us forward.

“All the members of the new Executive are experienced councillors, who have time and again proved their ability to take the tough decisions and do the right thing for residents.

“I’m confident that, together, we can continue the good work that has taken place over the last few years, protecting the services local people value the most.”

The members of the new Executive are:

Cllr Martin Hill - (Leader) portfolio for Governance, Communications, Commissioning.

Cllr Patricia Bradwell - (Deputy Leader) portfolio for Adult care and health services and Children’s services.

Cllr Colin Davie - portfolio for Economic development, Environment, Planning, Tourism.

Cllr Richard Davies - portfolio for Highways, Transport and IT.

Cllr Marc Jones - portfolio for Finance and Property.

Cllr Peter Robinson - portfolio for Fire and Rescue, Emergency Planning, Trading Standards and Equality and Diversity.

Cllr Reg Shore - portfolio for Waste and Recycling.

Cllr Sue Woolley - portfolio for NHS Liaison and Community Engagement

Cllr Nick Worth - portfolio holder for Libraries, Heritage, Culture and Registration and Coroners Service.

Cllr Barry Young - portfolio holder for Crime Reduction, People Management, Legal.

Cllr Jackie Brockway was chosen to be the new chief whip. In addition to her role as chief whip, Cllr Brockway will oversee petitions and council consultations.

Cllr William Webb was elected chairman. He will be responsible for overseeing meetings of the council, ensuring they are carried out in a fair and just manner. He will also act as the ‘First Citizen of Lincolnshire’, playing a key role in promoting the county.

Cllr Martin Trollope-Bellew takes the role of vice-chairman.