Somerset County Council

Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care


Current role holder

David Huxtable 2
David Huxtable


David Huxtable runs his own business and is Somerset County Council's longest serving member. He has been involved in all aspects of the Council over those years and is currently Cabinet member for Adult Social Care. When time allows, he plays golf or goes sailing.


  • All responsibilities of statutory Lead Member for Adult Social Care role
  • Lead Member for Adult Social Services
  • Services for People with Learning Disabilities
  • Close working with CQC
  • Safeguarding adults
  • Delivery of Personalisation Agenda
  • Personal Budgets
  • Reablement and regaining independence
  • Improving the independence and well being of adults, older people and people with learning/physical disabilities
  • To be accountable for policy development and the financial and operational performance of services within their area of responsibility, including meeting the requirements of the County Plan and the Medium Term Financial Plan

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