Key appointments to be made at County Council next week

The first meeting of the Full Council takes place next Friday 21 May.


Release date: 14 May 2021

Key appointments such as the Chairman of West Sussex County Council, Vice-Chairman and Leader will be made at the first meeting of the Full Council next Friday 21 May.

The Leader of the Council will also announce their Cabinet Members for the coming term and appointments to all the committees will be made at the County Council’s Annual Meeting. There will be no other business on the agenda.

The Full Council is the first meeting of the 70 elected members, 32 of whom are new councillors, following the local elections last Thursday 6 May.

The meeting will be held in the Council Chamber at County Hall, Chichester. Only a limited number of councillors will be attending in person due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements. The other councillors will join the meeting virtually.

Residents and other interested parties will be able to watch the meeting live via the County Council public portal. There will also be a reduced capacity public gallery available to anyone wishing to attend and view the meeting in person. Admission is by ticket only, bookable in advance by emailing:

Details of Covid-19 safety measures in place at County Hall will be provided to anyone booking to attend in person.

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