Leader of the Council

This post is currently held by Councillor Stephen Robinson.

As Leader, Stephen:

  • works with the Chief Executive and other senior officers to oversee our strategic direction and respond to any external assessment regimes which we have to comply with
  • is the Council's principal public spokesperson
  • works with key stakeholders in Chelmsford to promote our objectives and develop partnerships
  • with relevant Cabinet members, monitors major council projects to ensure that they are being developed and implemented in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • oversees the preparation and review of the Community Plan and corporate strategies of the Council, working with the other Cabinet members
  • chairs Cabinet meetings
  • undertakes any Cabinet functions not delegated to other Cabinet members

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