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About Anthony

Anthony was first elected as the local Labour and Coop Councillor for the Gamesley Ward on High Peak Borough Council in 1999.

Following the local elections on Thursday 2nd May 2019 at which Anthony was re-elected, Anthony was also re-elected as leader of the Labour Group and following the full council meeting on Thursday 15th May 2019, was elected as the new leader of the Council.

As the leader of the Council Anthony’s responsibilities include:

  • The formulation and/or preparation of plans or strategies for consideration by Council, such as the Asset Management Plan, Community Strategy, Corporate Strategy and Local Plan, Structure and Local Plans of Derbyshire County Council, Peak District National Park Authority and neighbouring planning authorities
  • Communication and community engagement
  • Emergency Planning
  • The Council’s reputation and external relationships
  • Concordat with Derbyshire County Council
  • Strategic alliance with Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
  • Appointments to outside bodies where they relate to Executive functions
  • The Crescent
  • Building control
  • Development control
  • Planning policy
  • Design
  • Planning enforcement
  • Assets
  • Customer Service
  • The Constitution

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