Leader of the council's blog

Leader of the council, Councillor Neil Emmott, standing in front of the Rochdale skyline.

Councillor Neil Emmott, leader of the council.

About the leader of the council

This is the blog of Councillor Neil Emmott, leader of the council and councillor for West Middleton.

Read about what's happening at the council and how we're working hard to make the borough better for everyone.

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About the council

Our ambition is to work cooperatively to reduce inequalities and deliver sustainable opportunities and services that will benefit our people, place and planet.

Decision making

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    Policies, strategies and reviews

    We use policy and strategy documents to guide our decisions. We also use them to develop and run our services fairly and consistently.

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    Councillors and committees

    Councillors are responsible for agreeing provision of services and how the council's money is spent.