2. Leader of the Council and Group Leaders
The Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council are appointed by the Annual Council Meeting.
The Group Leaders are appointed by the political groups represented on the council.
Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council
The Leader of the Council is usually the Group Leader of the largest political group represented on the council and is usually appointed for four years. The current Leader is Councillor Alex Ganotis
The Deputy Leader is Councillor Wendy Wild.
The Leader of the Labour Group is Councillor Alex Ganotis.
The Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group is Councillor Mark Hunter.
The Leader of the Conservative Group is Councillor Syd Lloyd.
The Leader of the Independent Ratepayers Group is Councillor Adrian Nottingham.
The Leader of the Stockport Residents Group is Councillor Mags Kirkham.