Stoke-on-Trent City Council is a unitary authority employing approximately 4,600 staff, serving our fantastic city, comprising of 6 towns (Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke, Fenton, Longton). As our city motto says, we believe we are stronger together in creating a city we can all be proud of.
Our organisation has a fantastic team of dedicated council members and officers who are passionate and ambitious for our brilliant city and its future. Over recent years, our strategy and work with partners across the city have helped to completely revitalise and reinvigorate Stoke-on-Trent’s sense of self-confidence, purpose and direction. With an enthusiastic, experienced and effective senior management team, and a dynamic and ambitious political leadership, not afraid to be challenging and provocative, this is an exciting time for Stoke-on-Trent.
The council is run by the Conservative group. Councillor Abi Brown is leader of the council. Councillor Daniel Jellyman is the deputy leader.
The full cabinet line up is:
- Councillor Abi Brown – council leader and cabinet member for corporate resource, strategy and partnerships
- Councillor Daniel Jellyman – deputy council leader and cabinet member for regerneration, infrastructure and heritage
- Councillor Lorraine Beardmore – cabinet member for sport, culture and leisure
- Councillor Carl Edwards – cabinet member for housing and environment
- Councillor Ally Simcock – cabinet member for adult social care and healthcare
- Councillor Dave Evans – cabinet member for children and young people (lead member for children’s services)
- Councillor Janine Bridges – cabinet member for education and economy