The Leader of the Council is a member of the Cabinet and chairs its meetings.

The Leader appoints the Cabinet and plays a key role in developing policies, making spending plans and establishing priorities for council actions.

In considering such matters, the Leader will work closely with other councillors and senior staff. The Leader is supported by a Deputy Leader.

For information about our democratic structure since the May 4 2023 elections, please visit the web page below.

Our democratic structure

Councillor Jewel Miah, Leader of the Council

Councillor Jewel Miah is the current Leader of the Council and has served on the Council since 2007.

Cllr Miah was voted in at the Annual Council Meeting on Monday May 22, 2023 as the Labour group, which he leads, became the Council’s ruling administration.

He lives in Loughborough, in the ward he serves – Loughborough East – and has a professional background in retail and hospitality. He is married with three children.

Cllr Jewel Miah, Leader of Charnwood Borough Council

Last updated: Fri 17th May, 2024 @ 08:41