A HEREFORDSHIRE Council cabinet member has resigned from her role due to a conflict of interest.

Councillor Felicity Norman has resigned from her cabinet role but will continue her duties as a ward member for Leominster West.

Cllr Norman was cabinet member for health and adult wellbeing.

“Due to a current conflict of interest I am stepping aside from my Cabinet role, however I will be continuing my duties as a ward member," said cllr Norman.

"I have enjoyed my time in cabinet and wish my colleagues well in the future.”


Following a two month absence from cabinet for personal reasons, councillor Pauline Crockett will return to the role she held previously as cabinet member for health and adult wellbeing.

Leader of Herefordshire Council, councillor David Hitchiner said: "Since the election in May 2019 cllr Norman has led two of the most challenging portfolios in the cabinet and I am very grateful for her willingness to take these on.

"She has shown extraordinary commitment and dedication to do the very best for our county.”

All other cabinet roles remain the same.

The cabinet from today (Friday) will be:

  • Councillor David Hitchiner - Leader of Herefordshire Council / Corporate strategy and budget
  • Councillor Liz Harvey – Deputy Leader of Herefordshire Council / Finance, Corporate Services and Planning
  • Councillor Diana Toynbee - Children’s and Family Services, and Young People’s Attainment
  • Councillor Gemma Davies - Commissioning, Procurement and Assets
  • Councillor Ellie Chowns – Environment and Economy
  • Councillor Pauline Crockett - Health and Adult Wellbeing
  • Councillor John Harrington - Infrastructure and Transport
  • Councillor Ange Tyler - Housing, Regulatory Services and Community Safety