Councillor Bridget Smith is the Leader of South
Cambridgeshire District Council and Chairman of the Executive
(Cabinet). The Executive consists of nine Cabinet members,
including the Leader and Deputy Leader.
Each Cabinet member has lead responsibility for
several Council services.
The Cabinet takes most day-to-day decisions in line
with the Budget and Policy Framework approved by the
Most 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 so.
Individual Cabinet members also have delegated powers
to make decisions affecting their service areas.
Members of the Press and public are welcome to
as observers, subject to statutory access
to information rules, and can
ask questions at meetings.
To 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 (known as the
“forward plan”). These decisions will support and help
the Council to achieve its long term vision and strategic aims and
Details about the Executive (Cabinet) can be found
of the Council’s
Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution also sets
responsibility for Executive
levels of decision-making power for Cabinet, individual Portfolio
Holders or those matters reserved for the Leader of the