Meeting agendas, reports and minutes published on behalf of

Cabinet

This page lists proposed meetings of Cabinet and historic meeting dates with agendas and minutes.

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Meetings

Information about Cabinet

The Cabinet comprises of the leader and 9 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: Councillor Neil Emmott. - Description: Title: Councillor Neil Emmott.
Cabinet member and portfolio holder: Councillor Neil Emmott

Portfolio: Leader of the Council

Portfolio responsibilities:

              COVID-19 recovery

              Corporate Policy

              STAR Procurement

              Social Value

              ICT and Digital

              Public Service Reform

              Special Projects

 

 

 

Title: Councillor Daalat Ali - Description: Title: Daalat Ali.
Cabinet member and portfolio holder:
Councillor Daalat Ali

Portfolio: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Health

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Public Health

              Public Health Commissioning

              Health and Wellbeing Board

              Integrated Commissioning Board Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution

              Relationship Manager for Link4Life

              Culture Strategy Drugs and Alcohol Commissioning

              Integrated Mental Health and Learning Disability Services Commissioning

              Local Care Organisation

 

 

 

Title: Councillor Sara Rowbotham - Description: Councillor Sara Rowbotham
Cabinet member and portfolio holder: 
Councillor 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

              Walking and Cycling Strategy

 

 

Title: Councillor John Blundell - Description: Councillor John Blundell
Cabinet member and portfolio holder:
Councillor John Blundell

Portfolio: Economy and Communications

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Jobs

              Skills

              Businesses

              Planning

              Town centre regeneration

              Rochdale Development Agency (RDA)

              Planning and building control

              Strategic estates and assets

              Communications

 

 

Title: Councillor Carol Wardle - Description: Councillor Carol Wardle
Cabinet member and portfolio holder:
Councillor Carol Wardle

Portfolio: Finance and Corporate

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Finance

              Legal

              Audit

              Governance

              Human Resources

              Payroll

              Health and Safety

              Transformation

 

 

Title: Councillor Iftikhar Ahmed - Description: Councillor Iftikhar Ahmed
Cabinet member and portfolio holder:
Councillor Iftikhar Ahmed

Portfolio: Adult Care and Wellbeing

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: Councillor Rachel Massey - Description: Councillor Rachel Massey
Cabinet member and portfolio holder:
Councillor Rachel Massey

Portfolio: Children’s Services and Education

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Education

              Children’s social care

              Children’s safeguarding

              Schools and Joint Commissioning – Children

 

 

 

Title: Councillor Susan Smith - Description: Councillor Susan Smith
Cabinet member and portfolio holder:
Councillor Susan Smith

Portfolio: Communities and Co-operation

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Townships

              Libraries

              Community safety

              Voluntary sector

              Community cohesion

              Community centres

              Culture

              Events

              Equalities

              Integrated place work

              Engagement

              Coroners and registrars

 

 

 

Title: Councillor Daniel Meredith - Description: ouncillor Daniel Meredith
Cabinet member and portfolio holder:
Councillor Daniel Meredith

Portfolio: Highways and Housing

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Highways

              Property services

              Strategic housing

              Rochdale Borough Housing (RBH) client

 

 

 

 

Title: Councillor Liam O’Rourke - Description: Councillor Liam O’Rourke
Cabinet member and portfolio holder:
Councillor Liam O’Rourke

Portfolio: Environment and Facilities

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Environmental management

              Street lighting client

              Facilities management

 

 

 

Assistant portfolio holders

 

Title: Councillor Patricia Dale - Description: Councillor Patricia Dale
Assistant portfolio holder:
Councillor Patricia Dale

Portfolio: Health

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Public Health

              Public Health Commissioning

              Health and Wellbeing Board

              Integrated Commissioning Board Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution

              Relationship Manager for Link4Life

              Culture Strategy Drugs and Alcohol Commissioning

              Integrated Mental Health and Learning Disability Services Commissioning

              Local Care Organisation

 

 

Title: Councillor Shah Wazir - Description: Councillor Shah Wazir
Assistant portfolio holder:
Councillor Shah Wazir

Portfolio: 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

              Walking and Cycling Strategy

 

 

Assistant portfolio holder: Councillor Philip Massey

Portfolio: Economy and Communications

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Jobs

              Skills

              Businesses

              Planning

              Town centre regeneration

              Rochdale Development Agency (RDA)

              Planning and building control

              Strategic estates and assets

              Communications

 

 

Title: Councillor Peter Williams - Description: Councillor Peter Williams
Assistant portfolio holder:
Councillor Peter Williams

Portfolio: Finance and Corporate

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Finance

              Legal

              Audit

              Governance

              Human Resources

              Payroll

              Health and Safety

              Transformation

 

 

Title: Councillor Billy Sheerin - Description: Councillor Billy Sheerin
Assistant portfolio holder:
Councillor Billy Sheerin

Portfolio: Adult Care and Wellbeing

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: Councillor Elsie Wraighte - Description: Councillor Elsie Wraighte
Assistant portfolio holder: 
Councillor Elsie Wraighte

Portfolio: Children’s Services and Education

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Education

              Children’s social care

              Children’s safeguarding

              Schools and Joint Commissioning – Children

 

 

Title: Councillor Aftab Hussain - Description: Councillor Aftab Hussain
Assistant portfolio holder:
Councillor Aftab Hussain

Portfolio: Communities and Co-operation

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Townships

              Libraries

              Community safety

              Voluntary sector

              Community cohesion

              Community centres

              Culture

              Events

              Equalities

              Integrated place work

              Engagement

              Coroners and registrars

 

 

Title: Councillor Linda Robinson - Description: Councillor Linda Robinson
Assistant portfolio holder:
Councillor Linda Robinson

Portfolio: Highways and Housing

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Highways

              Property services

              Strategic housing

              Rochdale Borough Housing (RBH) client

 

 

Title: Councillor Kallum Nolan - Description: Councillor Kallum Nolan
Assistant portfolio holder:
Councillor Kallum Nolan

Portfolio: Environment and Facilities

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Environmental management

              Street lighting client

              Facilities management