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 Corporate & Resources

Portfolio responsibilities:

Finance, ICT, Legal, Governance, Human Resources, Payroll, Corporate, Health & Safety, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) / Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA), Greater Manchester Relationships

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Cabinet Member and portfolio holder:

John Blundell

Portfolio:

Regeneration

Portfolio responsibilities:

Economic Growth, Rochdale Development Agency,Regeneration

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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:

Business, Skills & Employment

Portfolio responsibilities:

Jobs, Business and Intelligence Services, Skills and Employment and STAR Procurement.

 

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

Portfolio responsibilities:

Planning, Building Control, Strategic Estates & Assets, Sustainability/ Low Carbon, Strategic Development

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:

Housing & Environment

Portfolio responsibilities:

Strategic Housing, RBH Client, Highways, Environmental Management, Street lighting Client, Facilities Management, Property Services, Coroners and Registrars

 

Assistant portfolio holders

 

Title: Aasim Rashid.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Aasim Rashid
Corporate & Resources portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Finance, ICT, Legal, Governance, Human Resources, Payroll, Corporate, Health & Safety

Assistant portfolio holder:

Shah Wazir

Regeneration portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Economic Growth, Rochdale Development Agency, Regeneration

Title: Sameena Zaheer.

Assistant portfolio holder

Sameena Zaheer
Health & Wellbeing portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

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

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Assistant portfolio holder:

John Hartley
Business, Skills & Employment portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Jobs, Business and Intelligence Services, Skills & Employment.

 

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

Title: Donna Martin.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Donna Martin

Children’s Services portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

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

 

Title: Daniel Meredith.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Daniel Meredith
Neighbourhoods, Community & Culture portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

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

Title: Linda Robinson.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Linda Robinson
Housing & Environment portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Strategic Housing, RBH Client, Highways, Environmental Management, Street lighting Client, Facilities Management, Property Services, Coroners and Registrars

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Assistant portfolio holder:
Ali Ahmed
Planning & Development portfolio

Portfolio responsibilities:

Planning, Building Control, Strategic Estates & Assets, Sustainability/ Low Carbon, Strategic Development

 

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