East Dorset district councillors
East Dorset has 36 councillors who are elected en-bloc every four years. The next elections will be held in 2015.
Who is my councillor?
Leader of Council
Cllr Spencer Flower The Leader performs an important role in the Council's relations with other authorities and organisations. The Leader is also responsible for managing the Council's financial and physical resources.
Deputy Leader of Council
Cllr Ian Monks The Deputy Leader supports the Leader in all his duties including the Council's relations with other authorities and organisations, and deputises in his absence.
The brief of each Lead Member is to focus upon an area of the relevant committee's business and is responsible for monitoring that area of business to ensure the balance is maintained.
Cllr Mrs Barbara Manuel - Community
Cllr Mrs Jean Hazel - Environment
Cllr Simon Tong - Economy
Cllr Simon Gibson - Housing
Cllr Paul Bennett - Performance