Councillor Bridget Smith is the Leader of South Cambridgeshire
District Council and Chairman of the Executive (Cabinet). The
Executive consists of seven Cabinet members, including the Leader
and Deputy Leader.
Cabinet member has lead responsibility for several Council
Cabinet takes most day-to-day decisions in line with the Budget and
Policy Framework approved by the Council.
decisions are taken collectively by Cabinet, but individual lead
Cabinet members also have delegated powers to make decisions
affecting their service areas where it is expedient for them to do
Individual Cabinet members also have delegated powers to make
decisions affecting their service areas.
Members of the Press and public are welcome to attend
Cabinet meetings as
observers, subject to statutory access to information rules, and
ask questions at
help the public keep informed about what’s coming up, each
month we publish a
list of decisions to be
taken by Cabinet, Council and other bodies in the coming
four months (the “forward plan”). These decisions will support and help the Council
to achieve its long term vision and strategic aims and objectives
Details about the Executive (Cabinet) can be found in
Article 7 of the
of the Council’s Constitution also sets out
responsibility for Executive
functions, indicating levels of decision-making power
for Cabinet, individual Portfolio Holders or those matters reserved
for the Leader of the Council.