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Leadership: Gloucestershire - Working together for you

Leadership Gloucestershire was established in January 2011. It has recently been reviewed (June 2014) and agreed changes to its membership and how it operates.

Role and Purpose

Leadership Gloucestershire (LG) brings together public sector organisations which allocate and spend significant resources in Gloucestershire. Its role is to provide vision, leadership and strategic direction in those areas where it is vital for organisations to work together to meet the needs of the people and communities of Gloucestershire in the most cost-effective way. LG will work together to reduce current costs, minimise future costs and deliver better outcomes for the benefit of the people of Gloucestershire. They will work with others to achieve their objectives.


Leadership Gloucestershire is chaired by County Councillor Mark Hawthorne

  • Leader and Chief Executive, Cheltenham Borough Council
  • Leader and Chief Executive, Cotswold District Council
  • Leader and Lead Director, Forest of Dean District Council
  • Leader and Lead Director, Gloucester City Council
  • Leader and Chief Executive, Gloucestershire County Council
  • Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire
  • Chief Constable, Gloucestershire Constabulary
  • Chair, Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Accountable Officer, Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Leader and Chief Executive, Stroud District Council
  • Leader and Chief Executive, Tewkesbury Borough Council
  • Chair and Chief Executive GFirst, Local Enterprise Partnership 

Terms of Reference

LG Terms of Reference updated February 2018

Agenda and papers for Leadership Gloucestershire - Gloucestershire County Council

Future meeting dates and venues

  • To be confirmed

Past meeting dates

29 September 2022

13 January 2022

3 March 2022

30 September 2021

17 June 2021

4 March 2021


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