Executive Board are held in Civic Hall, Leeds. Links to live
webcasts of the Executive Board meetings can be found via the
specific webpage for each meeting.
Executive Board is the principal decision
making body of the Council.
is chaired by the Leader of Council (Cllr James Lewis) and
comprises eight Executive Members with portfolio responsibilities
Leader’s Portfolio – Cllr J Lewis;
– Cllr D Coupar;
Culture and Education – Cllr J Pryor
Children’s Social Care and Health Partnerships – Cllr F
– Cllr M Harland;
and Housing – Cllr M Rafique;
Infrastructure and Climate – Cllr H Hayden;
Health and Active Lifestyles – Cllr S Arif.
There are a
further two Executive Members: the
Leader of the Conservative Group (Cllr Andrew Carter) and the
Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group (Cllr S Golton).
All meetings of the Executive Board are open
to the public, except where certain parts of an agenda contain
confidential or exempt information. In
these circumstances the Executive Board may choose to treat that
part of the meeting as a ‘private meeting’ by excluding
the public. The Executive Board may
also exclude a member of the public in order
to maintain orderly conduct or prevent misbehaviour at a
Five clear working days before each meeting
details of the agenda items to be considered and the associated
reports will be published on this website. If any of these items contain confidential or
exempt information this will be made clear in the agenda, and the
reasons for the restriction will be explained. If any representations have been received about
why the meeting should be open to the public, these will be
detailed in the covering report for that item of business, along
with the response to any such representations.
that the Council will try all means possible to enable all
interested parties to be present at full Council, Executive Board
and Committee meetings where decisions take place. However
due to the limited seating capacity within the Civic Hall meeting
rooms, the Council regrets that access for all may not always be