01 Jun Basildon Council elects new Leader and committee chairmen
Cllr Andrew Baggott is the new Leader of Basildon Council following the annual meeting of the Council held on Thursday 27 May.
Cllr Anthony Hedley was elected Deputy Leader on a night that also saw a realignment of council committees to support council priorities.
Cllr David Dadds was elected Mayor of Basildon with Cllr Luke MacKenzie as Deputy Mayor.
Following the meeting Cllr Baggott said: “I believe that listening to our residents and their ideas is key to delivering the services and projects that our borough deserves and needs.
“The changes to our committees will support us in doing just that and we now have a Scrutiny Committee to keep us all on track to deliver what we have promised to people across the borough.”
The full list of committees and their Chairmen is:
Cllr Andrew Baggott – Chairman of Policy Executive Committee
Cllr Stuart Sullivan – Chairman of Resources & Commercial Committee
Cllr Andrew Baggott – Chairman of Enforcement and Public Protection Committee
Cllr Andrew Schrader – Chairman of Housing & Estate Renewal Committee
Cllr Terri Sargent – Chairman of Communities & Wellbeing Committee
Cllr Anthony Hedley – Chairman of Regeneration & Economic Development Committee
Cllr Craig Rimmer – Chairman of Leisure & Environment Committee
Cllr Richard Moore – Chairman of Strategic Planning & Infrastructure Committee
Cllr Gary Canham – Chairman of Audit & Risk Committee
Cllr Danny Lawrence – Chairman of Licensing Committee
Cllr Carole Morris – Chairman of Planning Committee
Cllr George Jeffery – Chairman of Joint Standards Committee
Cllr Luke MacKenzie – Chairman of Scrutiny Committee
You can see the timetable of council meetings and watch them live at www.basildon.gov.uk/meetings