A parliamentary election is taking place on the 12th December. For full details and more information please see below.

Elections Information

Management team

The management team are responsible for the day to day management of council services.

Senior officer declarations

Whilst the Localism Act 2011 Chapter 7 only requires Local Authorities to publish elected members interests online, we have provided senior officers' declarations below:

Chief Executive/ Head of Paid Service - Stuart Sugarman

  • Director of Joint Venture Company RTB Ltd

Head of Finance and Property Services/ S151 Officer - Phil Seddon

  • Trustee for The Richard Whitaker Charity (Charity No. 526447)
  • Trustee for The Charity of Richard Whitaker for Almshouses (Charity No. 212951)
  • Member of Kay St. Baptist Church, Rawtenstall 

Legal Services Manager/ Monitoring Officer - Clare Birtwistle

  • None

Director of Economic Development - Cath Burns

  • None

HR Manager - Clare Law

  • None

Planning Manager - Mike Atherton

  • None

Head of Operations - Tony Watson

  • None

Head of Customer Services and ICT - Andrew Buckle

  • Partner works in senior Lancashire County Council (LCC) position
  • Consultant work with Liberata

Rossendale Borough Council Organisational Structure