The Chief Executive is responsible for making sure that the priorities of the council are delivered. This includes ensuring that the relevant arrangements are in place, internally and with partners, that budgets and staff are configured to support this and that appropriate performance and governance arrangements are in place to deliver services. 

He is supported to achieve this by three Assistant Chief Executives and a Chief Accountable Officer.

The council provides many services for the public, some are regulatory or statutory functions required by law:

A to Z of services