Council departments

The Corporate Management Team, led by the Chief Executive, oversees the day-to-day operation of the council's services. The Council’s Corporate Structure is made up of five Directorates which are responsible for the following service areas:

Chief Executives

People Management, Regeneration and Policy, Information Technology, Administration and Law.

Education and Children

Children Services, Education Services, Curriculum Wellbeing, School Effectiveness, Strategic Development.

Corporate Services 

Finance, Audit and Procurement. 


Housing, Public Protection, Care and Support Services, Leisure, Mental Health, Learning Disability and Safeguarding Services, Integrated Services, Commissioning, Business Support and Performance, Analysis and Systems functions.


Planning Services, Business Support, Development & Performance, Property, Waste & Environmental Services, Highways and Transport.

Council & Democracy