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Covid alert level for Norwich

The government confirmed on 12 October 2020 that Norwich is in Tier 1 (medium) of the new 3-tier system. Let’s all pull together to help prevent the spread of the virus and avoid further restrictions.

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Leader and cabinet information


The cabinet consists of eight members of the Labour group, including the leader of the council. It normally meets monthly on a Wednesday at 5.30pm at City Hall.

Cabinet committee meetings, agendas and reports

Cabinet members 2019-20

The leader of the council is Alan Waters. He is supported by the deputy leader of the council, Gail Harris, and a number of cabinet members. Each cabinet member has responsibility for a particular portfolio, as described below.

See the portfolios, including key responsibilties and memberships for cabinet members.

Portfolio ​Councillor
Leader of the council Councillor ​Alan Waters
​Deputy leader and social housing Councillor Gail Harris
Safe and sustainable city environment Councillor Kevin Maguire
Social inclusion Councillor Karen Davis
Safer, stronger neighbourhoods Councillor Beth Jones
Resources Councillor Paul Kendrick
Sustainable and inclusive growth Councillor Mike Stonard
Health and wellbeing Councillor Matthew Packer

Imminent cabinet decisions

Download the list of decisions to be taken at upcoming meetings of the council. This notice is issued under the Local Government (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012:

Notice of decisions - 14 October 2020

Additional notice - 14 October 2020

Notice of decisions - 11 November 2020

Record of cabinet decisions

June 2020

July/August 2020

September 2020

Notice of key decisions