Key roles for Brighouse councillors

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Brighouse councillors will figure prominently in the new make up of Cabinet.

Coun Stephen Baines will now take up the role as leader with Coun Scott Benton (Brighouse, Con) installed as his deputy. He will also take up the role of Cabinet Member for Corporate and Facilities Management and Employment and Skills.

Coun Ann McAllister (Rastrick, Con) takes the position for Adult Health and Social Care in the place of Coun Bob Metcalfe (Town, Lab).

Children and Young People’s Services and Lead Member for Children’s Services will be Coun Colin Raistrick (Hipperholme and Lightcliffe, Ind), replacing Coun Megan Swift.

Coun Marcus Thompson (Skircoat, Con) will be cabinet member for Communities. Cabinet Member for Economy and Environment is Coun Peter Caffrey (Northowram and Shelf, Con) and Coun Geraldine Carter (Ryburn, Con) will be Cabinet Member for Use of Resources.