Column from the Leader of Barnet Council
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Council Leader, London Borough of Barnet
Richard Cornelius has been Leader of the London Borough of Barnet since 2011.
As the Leader of Barnet Council, Councillor Cornelius' role is to provide effective political leadership and strategic direction to the Council, whilst ensuring that the Council delivers high quality, value for money services
He is a Conservative councillor for Totteridge ward and has sat as an elected member on Barnet Council since 2006.
During that time, he has held various Cabinet posts including Planning, Regeneration, Adult Social Services, Housing and Policy and Performance.