Cabinet

Purpose of committee

The Cabinet comprises the Leader and 8 Cabinet Members who each has responsibility for a portfolio.  The Cabinet discusses and takes decisions on the most significant issues facing the Council.

 

Cabinet members and portfolio holders

 

Cabinet member and portfolio holder

Allen Brett

Leader

Portfolio:

Leader and Finance

Portfolio responsibilities:

Finance, Special Projects,

GMCA/AGMA, Greater Manchester

Relationships and Communications

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Cabinet Member and portfolio holder:

John Blundell

Portfolio:

Regeneration Business, Skills

& Employment

Portfolio responsibilities:

Regeneration and RDA, Jobs,

Business and Intelligence Services,

Skills and Employment and Economic

Growth.

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Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Sara Rowbotham

Portfolio:

Deputy Leader and Health & Wellbeing

Portfolio responsibilities:

Public Health, Public Protection, Health & Wellbeing Board, ICB, Drugs and Alcohol Commissioning, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution

Liam O'Rourke

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Liam O’Rourke

Portfolio:

Resources

Portfolio responsibilities:

ICT, Legal, Governance, Human

Resources, Payroll, Corporate Policy,

Health & Safety

Title: Iftikhar Ahmed.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Iftikhar Ahmed

Portfolio:

Adult Care

Portfolio responsibilities:

Adult Safeguarding, Adult Social Care, Joint Commissioning and Care Strategy, Adult Care Market Strategy, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution

 

Title: Kieran Heakin.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Kieran Heakin

Portfolio:

Children’s Services

Portfolio responsibilities:

Education, Children’s Social Care, Children’s Safeguarding, Schools, Joint Commissioning - Children

 

Title: Daalat Ali.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Daalat Ali

Portfolio:

Deputy Leader and Planning ,Development & Housing

Portfolio responsibilities:

Planning, Building Control, Strategic

Estates & Assets, Sustainability/Low

Carbon, Strategic Development,

Strategic Housing, RBH Client.

Title: Janet Emsley.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Janet Emsley

Portfolio:

Neighbourhoods, Community & Culture

Portfolio responsibilities:

Townships, libraries, Community Safety, voluntary Sector, Community Cohesion, Community centres, Culture, Link 4 Life Client, Events

Title: Neil Emmott.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Neil Emmott

Portfolio:

Environment

Portfolio responsibilities:

Highways, Environmental

Management, Street Lighting Client,

Facilities Management, Property

Services, Coroners & Registrars

 

Assistant portfolio holders

 

Title: Aasim Rashid.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Aasim Rashid
Regeneration,

Business, Skills

& Employment portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Regeneration and RDA, Jobs,

Business and Intelligence Services,

Skills and Employment and Economic

Growth.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Faisal Rana

Finance portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Finance, Special Projects,

GMCA/AGMA, Greater Manchester

Relationships and Communications.

Assistant portfolio holder

Wendy Cocks
Health & Wellbeing portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Public Health, Public Protection,

Health & Wellbeing Board, ICB, Drugs

& Alcohol Commissioning.

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Assistant portfolio holder:

John Hartley
Resources portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

ICT, Legal, Governance, Human

Resources, Payroll, Corporate Policy,

Health & Safety.

Title: Billy Sheerin.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Billy Sheerin
Adult Care portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Adult Safeguarding, Adult Social Care,

Joint Commissioning and Care

Strategy, Adult Care Market Strategy,

Greater Manchester Health and Social

Care Devolution.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Shakil Ahmed

Neighbourhoods,

Community &

Culture Portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Townships, Libraries, Community

Safety, Voluntary Sector, Community

Cohesion, Community Centres,

Culture, Link for Life Client, Events.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Susan Smith
Children ‘s

Servicesportfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Education, Children’s Social Care,

Children’s Safeguarding, Schools and

Joint Commissioning – Children.

Title: Linda Robinson.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Linda Robinson
Planning,

Development &

Housing portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Planning, Building Control, Strategic

Estates & Assets, Sustainability/Low

Carbon, Strategic Development,

Strategic Housing, RBH Client.

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Assistant portfolio holder:
Ali Ahmed
Environment portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Highways, Environmental

Management, Street Lighting Client,

Facilities Management, Property

Services, Coroners & Registrars.

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Alison James. Michael Garraway

Postal address:
Governance & Committee Services
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale
OL16 1XU

Phone: 01706 924711 or 924716

Email: Committee.Services@Rochdale.Gov.UK