Council announces Cabinet following elections

PUBLISHED: 14:03 02 June 2015 | UPDATED: 14:03 02 June 2015

Waveney District Council's new cabinet

Waveney District Council's new cabinet


Waveney District Council has revealed its new Cabinet following last month’s elections.

Councillor David Ritchie became Deputy Leader of the council and keeps responsibility for the Planning and Coastal Management portfolio.

Cllr Letitia Smith joined the Cabinet as a member without portfolio.

She takes over from Cllr Michael Ladd who now has responsibility for Tourism, Economic Development and Rural Affairs.

Council leader Colin Law said: “We have been given a mandate by the residents of Waveney to build on what we have already achieved and I will ensure we do everything possible to repay that trust.

“This is a hugely important period in the history of Waveney District Council and I am determined to ensure we deliver the best possible services to our communities.”

Other Cabinet members announced are Cllr Stephen Ardley (Operational Partnerships and Lowestoft Rising), Cllr Mike Barnard (Resources and Welfare Reforms), Cllr Mary Rudd (Community Health and Safety), Cllr Frank Mortimer (Customers and Communities) and Cllr Sue Allen (Housing).

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