Follow the Leader and Cabinet

 

 

David Finch 

Leader of Essex County Council

 

Kevin Bentley 

Deputy Leader and Economic Growth, Infrastructure and Partnerships

Ray Gooding

Ray Gooding

Cabinet Member for Education and Lifelong Learning


Stephen Canning

Stephen Canning

Cabinet Member for Digital Innovation, IT and Customer Services

 Dick Madden

Dick Madden

Cabinet Member for Adults and Children

Anne Brown

Anne Brown

Cabinet Member for Corporate and Communities

 Eddie Johnson

Eddie Johnson

Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport

John Spence

John Spence

Cabinet Member for Finance, Commercial, Traded Services, Housing and Planning

 Graham Butland

Graham Butland

Cabinet Member for Health

Simon Walsh

Simon Walsh

Cabinet Member for Environment and Waste








Guest Blog – Cllr Simon Walsh, Cabinet Member for Environment and Waste

The final days of this year’s Essex Energy Switch are upon us, but the good news is - there is still time left to register.

Guest Blog – Cllr Eddie Johnson, Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport

Essex has some of the best maintained roads in the country.

Social Care Precept a short term fix

Since the Government’s autumn statement announcement much has been said about social care, and how the country will pay for it over the coming years.

Guest Blog – Cllr Graham Butland, Cabinet Member for Health

The current ‘crisis in care’ grabbing the headlines are a stark reminder of the pressure both the NHS and councils are under as we deal with the health and care needs of an ageing society.

Social Care Funding is at crisis point

With the Chancellor due to give his first Autumn Statement later this month, social care funding must be his top priority.

Autumn Statement can be a statement of intent

This November the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond, will deliver his first Autumn Statement to the house.

Four-year settlement sets out financial challenge ahead

Today Cabinet approved the decision to accept the Government’s offer of a four year settlement on the funding they provide to us.

Focus on mayors should not derail devolution

Over the last 18 months I have been meeting and working alongside district, borough and city council leaders to develop a devolution deal for Greater Essex.

Developing our digital engagement

It will come as no surprise to you when I say that many councils are a bit behind the times when it comes to doing digital engagement well.

Making the case for an industrial strategy

Last week I wrote to our new Prime Minister, Theresa May, to congratulate her on her new role. How quickly the world of politics can change!
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