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Corporate Services and Governance


What does this group cover?

In addition to providing comprehensive legal advice and support to all Council functions, the Strategic Director, Corporate Services & Governance, is responsible for the effective planning and development of strategies for the application of the Council’s property and human resources, as well as a range of democratic, property, and employee-related services.

The group contains the following service areas:

  • Corporate Services and Governance, Strategic Director, Mike Barker
  • Legal, Democratic and Property Services - Service Director, Martin Harrison
  • Human Resources and Litigation - Service Director, Deborah Hill
  • Corporate Commissioning and Procurement - Service Director, Andrea Tickner  

Contact us

Civic Centre
Regent Street

Telephone: 0191 433 3000