Cabinet Lead Members are not members of the Cabinet but are appointed to work along side Portfolio Holder(s). They provide additional leadership capacity and support to Cabinet. Lead Members may be members of an Overview Committee but they can not sit on a Scrutiny Committee.
The Cabinet Lead for Safeguarding supports the Portfolio Holder for Children, Education, Skills and Early Help . Including the areas of Children’s Advice & Duty Service, Care Leavers, Child Protection and Child in Need, and Fostering.
In addition, the Cabinet Lead member supports sustainable aquaculture.