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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 Alan Bradford, 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 five other portfolio holders who make up the Executive.

The Chief Executive Office

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