Committee details

Lewes District Council Cabinet

Purpose of committee

The Cabinet comprises the Leader of the Council and seven Cabinet Members.  

The Leader and members of the Cabinet, known as portfolio holders have responsibility for a defined service area.

Leader of the Council and Cabinet member for finance, assets and community wealth building

Deputy Leader and Cabinet member for community wellbeing

Cabinet member for innovation, delivery and people

Cabinet member for arts, culture and tourism and leisure

Cabinet member for neighbourhood wellbeing

Cabinet member for climate, nature and food systems

Cabinet member for planning and infrastructure

Cabinet member for tenants and those in housing need

Collectively the Cabinet has responsibility for taking day to day decisions within the Council.  Cabinet generally meets eight times a year and meetings are open to the public unless exempt or confidential information is being considered.

Attending and speaking at public meetings


Contact information

Support officer: Committee Services on 01273 471600.


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