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Leader of Council's Office, the Chief Executive and Civic Office


The Leader of Sedgemoor District Council is Councillor Duncan McGinty and he is the political leader of the Council. The Chairman of the Council, Councillor Mike Cresswell, is the District's first citizen and the civic figurehead of the whole Council. This is a non-political appointment.

Leader of Council's Office/ Executive

The Leader is elected by the political group that hold the majority number of seats on the Full Council. He is supported by a Deputy Leader and seven portfolio holders who make up the Executive.


The Chief Executive Office

The Chief Executive, Allison Griffin, is the Head of the paid service and is ultimately responsible for all staff. She is the principal advisor for the Council as a corporate body as well as providing assistance and advice for individual Councillors.