Council elects the Leader of the Council and
the Leader is then responsible for:
determining the size of the Cabinet (2 or more to a
maximum of 9 plus the Leader);
appointing the members of the Cabinet including the
allocating portfolios or areas of responsibility to
the various Cabinet Members;
Determining the scheme of delegation for the
discharge of the executive functions of the Council, and
Removing and replacing Cabinet members.
The Cabinet is responsible for taking key
decisions on behalf of the Council and individual cabinet members
are responsible for taking non-key decisions.
Cabinet meets monthly and alternates between
Lancaster and Morecambe Town Halls.