Leader of the council and portfolio holders (cabinet members)
The leading group appoints a cabinet made up of portfolio holders, and their job is to make most of the key decisions. Each portfolio holder will look after specific service areas.
To find out more about the leader of the council and portfolio holders, please use the link below.
Some councillors hold regular surgeries where residents can talk to their councillor face to face. You can find details about surgeries on the individual councillor pages.
All councillors including town councillors are required to declare their interests. Copies of both Rossendale Borough Councillor and Whitworth Town Councillor declaration forms can be viewed in this section.
Councillors receive an allowance for the work they do.
We also inform people of the amount each councillor has received on a yearly basis.
Making a complaint about a councillor
If you have a complaint about a Rossendale Borough Councillor or a Whitworth Town Councillor you can download a copy of the complaint form and guidance below.