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

Portfolio:

Leader of the Council

Portfolio responsibilities:

Communications

Covid-19 Recovery

Transformation

Public Service Reform

Cooperative Agenda

Social Value

Corporate Policy

Special Projects

 

Title: Daalat Ali.

 

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Daalat Ali

Portfolio:

Deputy Leader and Healthy Lives

Portfolio:

responsibilities:

Public Health, Public Health Commissioning,

Health and Wellbeing Board, Integrated Commissioning Board

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution, Relationship management for Link for Life, Culture Strategy

Drugs & Alcohol Commissioning,

Integrated Mental Health and Learning Disability Services Commissioning

Local Care Organisation (LCO)

STAR Procurement

 

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Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Sara Rowbotham

Portfolio:

Deputy Leader and  Climate Change and Sustainability

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

Deliver on the Council’s Climate Change Strategy to achieve; Social, economic and environmental sustainability

 

Public Protection

Low Carbon

 

 

Cabinet Member and portfolio holder:

John Blundell

Portfolio:

A Thriving Economy

Portfolio responsibilities:

Jobs, Skills, Businesses

Planning, Town Centres

Regeneration, RDA

Planning and Building Control

Strategic Estates and Assets

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Carol Wardle

Portfolio:

Corporate Delivery

Portfolio responsibilities:

Finance

Legal

Audit

Governance

Human Resources

Payroll

Health & Safety

ICT and Digital

Title: Iftikhar Ahmed.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Iftikhar Ahmed

Portfolio:

Social Care and Ageing Well

Portfolio responsibilities:

Adult Safeguarding,

Adult Social Care, Joint Commissioning and Care Strategy, Accommodation Strategy, Adult Care Commissioning, Integrated Mental Health and Learning Disability Services Commissioning

Commissioning for all vulnerable and Disabled Groups within Care Act Commissioning

Ageing Well Strategy

Title: Kieran Heakin.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Kieran Heakin

Portfolio:

Getting a Good Start

Portfolio responsibilities:

Education

Children’s Social Care

Children’s Safeguarding

Schools and Joint Commissioning – Children

Title: Janet Emsley.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Janet Emsley

Portfolio:

A Safer and Inclusive Community

Portfolio responsibilities:

Townships, Libraries

Community Safety

Voluntary Sector

Community Cohesion

Community Centres

Culture, Events

Equalities

Integrated Place work

Engagement

Coroners & Registrars

Title: Neil Emmott.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Neil Emmott

Portfolio:

Quality of Place

Portfolio responsibilities:

Highways

Environmental Management

Street Lighting Client

Facilities Management

Property Services

Strategic Housing

RBH Client

 

Assistant portfolio holders

 

 

Assistant portfolio holder:
Faisal Rana

Corporate Delivery

Portfolio

Portfolio:

responsibilities:

Finance

Legal

Audit

Governance

Human Resources

Payroll

Health & Safety

ICT and Digital

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Assistant portfolio holder:

John Hartley
Social Care and Ageing Well portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Adult Safeguarding,

Adult Social Care, Joint Commissioning and Care Strategy, Accommodation Strategy, Adult Care Commissioning, Integrated Mental Health and Learning Disability Services Commissioning

Commissioning for all vulnerable and Disabled Groups within Care Act Commissioning

Ageing Well Strategy

Assistant portfolio holder

Wendy Cocks
Climate Change and Sustainability portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Deliver on the Council’s Climate Change Strategy to achieve; Social, economic and environmental sustainability

 

Assistant portfolio holder:

Linda Robinson
Quality of Place portfolio

Portfolio

responsibilities:

Highways

Environmental Management

Street Lighting Client

Facilities Management

Property Services

Strategic Housing

RBH Client

Assistant portfolio holder:

Patricia Dale
Healthy Lives portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Public Health, Public Health Commissioning,

Health and Wellbeing Board, Integrated Commissioning Board

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution, Relationship management for Link for Life, Culture Strategy

Drugs & Alcohol Commissioning,

Integrated Mental Health and Learning Disability Services Commissioning

Local Care Organisation (LCO)

STAR Procurement

Assistant portfolio holder:

Rachel Massey
Getting a Good Start portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Education

Children’s Social Care

Children’s Safeguarding

Schools and Joint Commissioning – Children

Assistant portfolio holder:

Susan Smith

A Safer and Inclusive Community Portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Townships, Libraries

Community Safety

Voluntary Sector

Community Cohesion

Community Centres

Culture, Events

Equalities

Integrated Place work

Engagement

Coroners & Registrars

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Assistant portfolio holder:
Ali Ahmed
A Thriving Economy portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Jobs, Skills,Businesses

Planning, Town Centres

Regeneration,RDA

Planning and Building Control

Strategic Estates and Assets

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Alison James/Peter Thompson. Senior Committee Services Officer

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

Phone: 01706 924711/924715

Email: alison.james@Rochdale.Gov.UK