Leader of the Council

About the roles and responsibilities of the Leader and Deputy Leader of Suffolk County Council and their contact details.

The Leader of the Council is Colin Noble.

The Leader of the Council is elected for a four year term, at the first annual meeting of each council term.

The role of the Leader is to:

  • provide effective leadership to Suffolk by managing and leading Cabinet;
  • develop and approve policies, strategies and plans of the council, except those which are subject to approval by the council;
  • act as an ambassador for the county by being a spokesperson; and
  • promote the work of the county council.

Contacting the Leader of the Council

Colin Noble

Deputy Leader of the Council

The Deputy Leader of the Council is Jane Storey.

The Deputy Leader of the Council deputises for the Leader when he is not available.

Contacting the Deputy Leader of the Council

Jane Storey

Suffolk County Council has developed role profiles which give an indication of the skills a councillor may need and responsibilities they may have during their term of office.