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

 

Title: Richard Farnell. - Description: smallpic

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Richard Farnell

Leader of the Council

 

Portfolio:

Lead for Regeneration

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

Regeneration, Communications Special Projects, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) / Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA), Greater Manchester Relationships

 

Title: Allen Brett.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder

Allen Brett

Deputy Leader

 

Portfolio:

Deputy Leader and Corporate & Resources

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

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

Title: Jacqui Beswick.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Jacqui Beswick

 

Portfolio:

Health & Wellbeing

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

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

Title: Peter Williams.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Peter Williams

 

Portfolio:

Business, Skills & Employment

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

Jobs, Business and Intelligence Services, Skills and Employment, Economic Growth, Rochdale Development Agency

 

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: Donna Martin.

Cabinet member and portfolio holder:

Donna Martin

 

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:

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

 

Assistant portfolio holder:

Shah Wazir

Regeneration portfolio

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

Regeneration, Communications Special Projects, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) / Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA), Greater Manchester Relationships

 

Title: Aasim Rashid.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Aasim Rashid
Corporate & Resources portfolio

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

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

Title: Jean Hornby.

Assistant portfolio holder:
Jean Hornby
Planning & Development portfolio

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

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

Title: Daniel Meredith.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Daniel Meredith
Business, Skills & Employment portfolio

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

Jobs, Business and Intelligence Services, Skills and Employment, Economic Growth, RDA.

 

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: Kieran Heakin.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Kieran Heakin

Children’s Services portflio

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

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

 

Title: Lynne Brosnan.

Assistant portfolio holder:

Lynne Brosnan
Neighbourhoods, Community & Culture portfolio

 

Portfolio responsibilities:

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

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

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

 

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