Senior Council members

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1. The Leader and Deputy Leader

The Leader has overall political control of the Council, although many key decisions are delegated to other senior councillors (Lead Members). A full description of the role of the Leader of the Council is detailed in the East Sussex County Council Constitution. The Deputy Leader assists the Leader with these duties. The Leader is elected for a four year term by the Council at the first meeting following an election.

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