Portfolio holders

Members of the Executive hold portfolios for areas of Council business for which they are responsible. Members of the party in opposition shadow these roles. The portfolios are listed below.

Asset Management

Asset Management

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ayesha Azad
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Strategic Director: Douglas Spinks

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Business Liaison

H G Wells Conference and Events Centre

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Saj Hussain
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Strategic Director: Douglas Spinks

Promoting the Local Economy

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Saj Hussain
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Strategic Director: Douglas Spinks

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Community Wellbeing

Community Safety

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Business Manager: Geoff McManus

Cultural and Community Development

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mark Pengelly
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

General Community Services Function

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Health and Wellbeing

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Health and Wellbeing Development

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Leisure Centre and Pool in the Park

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mark Pengelly
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

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Civic Functions and Expenses

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ayesha Azad
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Chief Executive: Ray Morgan

Corporate Management and Members' Services

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ayesha Azad
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Chief Executive: Ray Morgan

Elections and Electoral Registration

Portfolio Holder: Cllr David Bittleston
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Chief Executive: Ray Morgan

General Overview and Scrutiny

Portfolio Holder: Cllr David Bittleston
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Johnson
Chief Executive: Ray Morgan

Grants to Voluntary and Community Organisations

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ayesha Azad
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Chief Executive: Ray Morgan

Licensing

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ashley Bowes
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Strategic Director: Peter Bryant

Marketing Communications

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mark Pengelly
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Strategic Director: Peter Bryant

Taxi and Private Hire Licensing

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ashley Bowes
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Strategic Director: Peter Bryant

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Financial Services

Corporate Financial Planning and Policy

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ayesha Azad
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Deborah Hughes
Strategic Director: Leigh Clarke

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Green Infrastructure

Climate Change/Strategy

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Strategic Director: Douglas Spinks

Environment and Sustainability

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Strategic Director: Douglas Spinks

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Housing Services

Housing Needs, Strategy and Enabling

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Johnson
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Private Sector Housing (including Housing Advances)

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Johnson
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

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Human Resources

Accessibility

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Chief Executive: Ray Morgan

Corporate Employer

Portfolio Holder: Cllr David Bittleston
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Chief Executive: Ray Morgan

Corporate Planning and Policy

Portfolio Holder: Cllr David Bittleston
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Strategic Director: Ray Morgan

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Information Communication Technology

Information Communication Technology

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Saj Hussain
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr A-M Barker
Business Manager: Adele Devon

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Living Well Services

Brockhill Extra Care

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Careline

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Centres for the Community

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Community Meals

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Family Support Programme

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

Home Support Service

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Strategic Director: Sue Barham

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Neighbourhood Services

Cesspool Emptying

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Business Manager: Geoff McManus

Environmental Control

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Business Manager: Geoff McManus

Environmental Maintenance Contract

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Business Manager: Geoff McManus

Food and Health & Safety

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ian Eastwood
Business Manager: Geoff McManus

Parking Services

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Business Manager: Geoff McManus

Public Conveniences

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Business Manager: Geoff McManus

Removal of Untaxed & Abandoned Vehicles

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Business Manager: Geoff McManus

Waste and Recycling

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Mrs Beryl Hunwicks
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ken Howard
Business Manager: Geoff McManus

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Planning Services

Building Control

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ashley Bowes
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Louise Morales
Strategic Director: Douglas Spinks

Planning Implementation

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ashley Bowes
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Louise Morales
Strategic Director: Douglas Spinks

Planning Policy

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ashley Bowes
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Louise Morales
Strategic Director: Douglas Spinks

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Revenue and Benefits Service

Customer Care

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Colin Kemp
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Business Manager: David Ripley

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Local Support

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ayesha Azad
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Business Manager: David Ripley

Local Land Charges/Searches

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ashley Bowes
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Louise Morales
Business Manager: David Ripley

Revenue (Council Tax and Business Rates) Collection

Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ayesha Azad
Shadow Portfolio Holder: Cllr Ann-Marie Barker
Business Manager: David Ripley