In the news: Basildon Council elects new Leader and committee chairmen
Councillor Andrew Baggott is the new Leader of Basildon Council following the annual meeting of the Council held on Thursday 27 May.
Councillor Anthony Hedley was elected Deputy Leader on a night that also saw a realignment of council committees to support council priorities.
Councillor David Dadds was elected Mayor of Basildon with Councillor Luke MacKenzie as Deputy Mayor.
Following the meeting Councillor 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 Chairmen is as follows:
Councillor Andrew Baggott - Chairman of Policy Executive Committee
Councillor Stuart Sullivan - Chairman of Resources and Commercial Committee
Councillor Andrew Baggott - Chairman of Enforcement and Public Protection Committee
Councillor Andrew Schrader - Chairman of Housing and Estate Renewal Committee
Councillor Terri Sargent - Chairman of Communities and Wellbeing Committee
Councillor Anthony Hedley - Chairman of Regeneration and Economic Development Committee
Councillor Craig Rimmer - Chairman of Leisure and Environment Committee
Councillor Richard Moore - Chairman of Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Committee
Councillor Gary Canham - Chairman of Audit and Risk Committee
Councillor Danny Lawrence - Chairman of Licensing Committee
Councillor Carole Morris - Chairman of Planning Committee
Councillor George Jeffery - Chairman of Joint Standards Committee
Councillor Luke MacKenzie - Chairman of Scrutiny Committee
You can see the timetable of council meetings and watch them live at Meeting Dates Calendar
Published on Monday 1 June 2021