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Information about Executive

The Executive, consisting of the leader and nine other councillors, makes most decisions, except for decisions about the budget and major policy framework, which are made by the full council.

·           Leader of the Council, also responsible for communications, emergency planning and community safety

·           Deputy Leader - Executive Member for Finance and Assets, and special projects, including financial and HR performance management

·           Executive Member for Children's Services

·           Executive Member for Education and Skills, including early years, schools, apprenticeships, FE colleges and UTCs, and engagement with the skills agenda of the LEP

·           Executive Member for Access, including highways, road and rail transport, public transport; Broadband, mobile phones; public rights of way

·           Executive Member for Stronger Communities, including committee services, legal services, corporate development, overview and scrutiny committees, area committees, performance management and locality budgets

·           Executive Member for Health and Adult Services, including health and wellbeing board, health integration, extra care

·           Executive Member for Public Health, Prevention and Supported Housing, including sustainability and transformation plans (issues relating to Friarage and Darlington Hospitals)

·           Executive Member for Open to Business, including growth, economic development, planning, waste management, trading standards unit and business relations

·           Executive Member for Climate Change and Customer Engagement, including contact centre, website, libraries, digital, and performance management (complaints and compliments)