The Labour Group forms the political administration of the
The Leader of the Council is Councillor Simon Greaves.
A lifelong resident of the District, Simon attended Valley
Comprehensive School in Worksop before studying Law at Derby
University and attending Bar School in London. He later qualified
as a Solicitor specialising in criminal defence.
Simon was first elected to Bassetlaw District Council in 2002
and at that time was the youngest elected Councillor in the
In 2011 Simon was re-elected as one of the Councillors representing
the Worksop North East Ward. Simon was elected Leader of the
Council in May 2012 and holds the Policy and Community Engagement
Last Updated - 17/05/2013