Chief Executive's Office

Chief Executive: Robin Tuddenham


The Chief Executive's Office includes Finance and Democratic and Partnership Services:


Head of Finance: Nigel Broadbent

Finance provide a comprehensive range of financial management and advisory services to the Council and its Directorates.

This is to meet legal requirements for financial transactions undertaken, while helping improve 'value for money' within the Council.

The main services provided include:

  • revenue and capital budget preparation and monitoring;
  • internal audit;
  • risk management;
  • insurance;
  • local management of schools;
  • procurement;
  • payments and treasury management.


Democratic and Partnership Services

Head of Democratic and Partnership Services: Ian R. Hughes

Democratic and Partnership Services includes:

Committee services

This is administrative support to the Council's decision-making committees.

Council and committee meetings are held on an eight week cycle and are open to the public. See: Council, committee and cabinet meetings .


This provides staff support for the Mayor of Calderdale and many other services.

These include administrative support for local councillors and hiring of Town Hall meeting rooms to individuals / organisations.

Legal services

This is provides a full legal service to the Council.

Common land

This details land registered as a common or village green within Calderdale. This includes the rights that may be exercised over common or village green land.

Partnership Services

Calderdale Forward is the district's Local Strategic Partnership (LSP), which brings together organisations that have a shared interest. This is a shared interest and commitment to promoting the social, environmental and economic well-being of Calderdale. It promotes effective strategic planning and partnership working. Public sector organisations, the voluntary and community sector and local businesses are all involved in Calderdale Forward.

Calderdale Forward's aim is to improve the quality of life for people in this Borough. Its role is to develop an overall strategic vision for the area and ensure it is delivered. This is Calderdale's Sustainable Community Strategy. It is responsible for delivering the vision and underpinning the ambitions of this strategy, through its Local Area Agreement.

  • Username Democratic and Partnership Services
  • Email
  • Telephone 01422 288001
  • Address
    Town Hall
    PO Box 51
    HX1 1TP


Further details including the membership, partnership structure and working arrangements of Calderdale Forward contact:

  • Username The Policy and Partnerships Team
  • Address
    Chief Executive's Office
    Calderdale Council
    Town Hall
    PO Box 51
    HX1 1TP


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