Committee details

Executive Board

Purpose of committee

The Executive Board is responsible for the overall business of the Council and meets every 2 weeks.


The Executive Board comprises the Leader of the Council, who is the Chairperson, and 9 other members appointed by the Leader.  Each of the members of the Executive Board has a defined portfolio of responsibilities.


The decisions of the Executive Board are subject to scrutiny by a different group of councillors, who meet as Scrutiny Committees to check and monitor what the Executive Board does.


The Forward Work Programme (a programme of work to develop new policies etc.) enhances and develops the 'Budget and Policy Framework'. The Programme is prepared in liaison with all Council Departments and highlights the major policy and budgetary decisions to be taken by the Executive Board and Council in the next 12 months and updated quarterly 


The Executive Board has published a plan for Moving Forward in Carmarthenshire over the next 5 years.




Members of the public, provided that they are residents of the County, own a business located within the County or are employed within the County may ask questions of members of the Executive Board at Executive Board Meetings.


To ask a question you need to delivering it in writing or by electronic mail to the Chief Executive (e-mail ) no later than 10.00 a.m. 7 clear working days before a meeting (i.e. clear days does not include the day the question is received or the day of the meeting).


When submitting your question, you must include your  name and address (include your business name and address if you own a business located in Carmarthenshire or work in Carmarthenshire but live elsewhere) and you must name the member of the Council to whom it is to be put.


For further information contact or 01267 224028.





Contact information

Postal address:
Executive Board Support Office
County Hall
SA31 1JP