A new cabinet post for education and skills has been created at West Sussex County Council.
Jeremy Hunt, who represents the Chichester North division, has been appointed to the newly created position and is now responsible for:
- Education, School and Academy Liaison
- Further Education Liaison
- Skills Development and Apprenticeships
Peter Evans, the cabinet member for children – start of life, will continue to be the lead member for children and retains responsibility for:
- Think Family
- Children’s Social Care
- Youth Services
- Youth Justice
- Children and Families Health
Previously Jeremy was the deputy cabinet member for children – start of life, with a particular focus on education and schools.
Jeremy has lived in West Sussex for nearly 40 years and in Chichester itself for 34 years. He is married to Gill and they have two grown up daughters.
Jeremy spent most of his working life in the steel stockholding and processing industry before retiring in 2008.
He was a member of Chichester Round Table and is a past chairman of the Summersdale Residents’ Association.
Jeremy is a keen dog walker and rugby supporter. His other interests include motor sport, classic cars and the theatre.