Council Leaders, Mayors and Chairmen

Leaders of the Council are elected by the councillors, their role is to appoint a cabinet, lead the decision making process and direct on strategic policy, forward planning, budget setting and to manage the council's priorities and vision. A small number of councils have opted to have an elected mayor supported by a cabinet. Non-elected mayors and chairmen are the civic and ceremonial head of the council.

Council Leaders, Mayors and Chairmen can be selected from the following functions:


Type of Function
Council Chairman/Mayor/Provost
Deputy Chairman/Mayor/Provost
Leader of the Council
Deputy Leader of the Council
Group Leader
Deputy Group Leader
Opposition/Minority Group Leader
Opposition/Minority Group Deputy Leader
Governing Group Leader
Governing Group Deputy Leader
Minority Governing Group Leader
Minority Governing Group Deputy Leader

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