Leader of the Opposition

The Leader of the Opposition is usually the head of the largest group not in control of the council.

The role of the Leader of the Opposition is to lead in holding the decisions made by the majority Group to account.

At the Annual Council Meeting on Tuesday 23 May 2023, Councillor Chris Hunt was elected as Leader of the Opposition.

At the same meeting of Annual Council, Councillor David Hawksworth CBE was elected Deputy Leader of the Opposition.