Dorset Council - Cabinet

Purpose of committee

The Cabinet meeting (known as the Executive in the Constitution) is responsible for the discharge of those executive functions  allocated to it by the Leader of Council.  It will also take the lead on recommending to Full Council matters as identified in the Policy Framework and the Budgetary Framework of the Constitution.


The Cabinet will consist of the Leader together with at least 2, but no more than 9 members to be appointed by the Leader of the Council.


Cabinet Portfolio Holders for 2019-20 and Responsibilities


For information about public speaking, filming and how to get involved in committees, please see this page.


Virtual committee meetings:


Weblink to view Dorset Council’s live committee meetings online


Contact information

Support officer: Kate Critchel. 01305 252234 - Email:

Postal address:
South Walks House
South Walks Road

Phone: 01305 252234