West Sussex County Council appointments

Key appointments including Leader of the Council and the Cabinet were confirmed after the first meeting of West Sussex County Council since the 6 May elections.

 

Release date: 21 May 2021

Key appointments including Leader of the Council and the Cabinet were confirmed today (Friday 21 May) after the first meeting of West Sussex County Council since the 6 May elections.

Paul Marshall (Storrington) has been appointed as Leader for the next four years.

Pete Bradbury (Cuckfield & Lucastes) was confirmed as the new Chairman. Sujan Wickremaratchi (Haywards Heath Town) will be the new Vice-Chairman.

The Deputy Leader is Deborah Urquhart (Angmering and Findon), who will also serve as Cabinet Member for Environment and Climate Change.

Other Cabinet appointments were:

  • Amanda Jupp (Billingshurst) – Adults Services
  • Jacquie Russell (East Grinstead South & Ashurst Wood) – Children and Young People (Lead Member for Children)
  • Duncan Crow (Tilgate & Furnace Green) – Community Support, Fire and Rescue
  • Jeremy Hunt (Chichester North) – Finance and Property
  • Joy Dennis (Hurstpierpoint & Bolney) – Highways and Transport
  • Nigel Jupp (Southwater & Nuthurst) – Learning and Skills
  • Bob Lanzer (Maidenbower & Worth) – Public Health and Wellbeing
  • Steve Waight (Goring) – Support Services and Economic Development.
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