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Councillor Julie Dore was elected as Leader of Sheffield City Council in 2011. 

She has represented the Arbourthorne Ward in the city since 2000 and was elected as Leader of the Labour Group of councillors in 2010.

Her many roles include Chairing the Council’s Cabinet, Sheffield Executive Board, Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board, Sheffield Business Advisory Panel, Joint Chair of the Shadow Health & Wellbeing Board, Member of the Core Cities Group and Member of the South Yorkshire Leaders Group

Councillor Dore previously worked for a social housing association for over 20 years and prior to that in the construction industry for 10 years.

To relax Julie enjoys the theatre, reading and good food and wine with family and friends. She is also a supporter of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club.

She has lived and worked in Sheffield all her life.