The Norbury ward member, a district councillor since 2015, succeeds Jean Monks as Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales, and will represent the district at well over 50 engagements in the county in 2019/20.
Councillor Morley, who will also chair the council’s Commercial Board, will be supported by Calver ward member Councillor Helen Froggatt (both pictured above), who has been elected Deputy Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales.
Councillor Sir Richard Fitzherbert is once again Council Chairman in the new administration elected last month, leading full meetings of the authority, and Vice Chairman is Councillor Andrew Shirley.
Other appointments for 2019/20 include Councillor Sue Bull as chairman of the District Council’s Governance & Resources policy committee, Councillor Chris Furness as Chairman of the Community & Environment policy committee and Councillor Tom Donnelly as chairman of the Licensing & Appeals Committee. The Planning Committee will be chaired by Councillor Jason Atkin.