Leader of the Council

Councillor Bob Wheeler

Cllr Hilary Coyle is the Leader of South Derbyshire District Council.

The Leader's role is to provide effective political leadership and strategic direction to the Council and to ensure we deliver high quality, value for money services.

Cllr Coyle, a lecturer at the University of Derby, was named Leader at a Full Council meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2018.

Her aim is to continue to progress the corporate vision of making South Derbyshire a better place to live, work and visit.

Cllr Coyle represented the Aston ward between May 2007 and May 2011 before being re-elected in May 2015. She has also served two years as Deputy Leader of the Council.

The Leader can be contacted by emailing hilary.coyle@south-derbys.gov.uk or by telephoning 01332 792740.

The Deputy Leader of South Derbyshire District Council is Councillor Martyn Ford, who represents Willington and Findern.