Committee details


Purpose of committee

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 Deputy Leader;

·               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.  


Contact information

Support officer: Liz Bateson, Democratic Services - telephone (01524) 582047 or email

Postal address:
Democratic Services

Phone: 01524 582047