Cabinet

Purpose of committee

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

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Cabinet member and portfolio holder: Councillor Neil Emmott

Portfolio: Leader of the Council

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Corporate Policy

              ICT and Digital

              Special Projects

              Communications

 

 

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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

              Locality Board Chair

              Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution

              Drugs and Alcohol Commissioning

              Integrated Mental Health and Learning Disability Services Commissioning

              Local Care Organisation

              STAR Procurement

              Anti-Poverty Strategy

 

 

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Cabinet member and portfolio holder:  Councillor Janet Emsley

Portfolio: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Equity, Safety and Reform

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Libraries

              Armed Forces

              Community Safety

              Equalities

              Community Cohesion

              Events

              Tourism

              Social Value

              Town Hall Redevelopment

              Public Service Reform

 

 


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Cabinet member and portfolio holder: Councillor Daniel Meredith

Portfolio: Regeneration and Housing

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Jobs

              Skills

              Businesses

              Planning

              Rochdale Development Agency (RDA)

              Planning and building control

              Strategic estates and assets

              Strategic housing

 

 

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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

 

 

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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

 

 

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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

 

 

 

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Cabinet member and portfolio holder: Councillor Susan Smith

Portfolio: Communities and Co-operation

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Townships

              Voluntary sector

              Community centres

              Culture

              Integrated place work

              Engagement

              Cooperatives

              Relationship Manager for Your Trust

 

 

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Cabinet member and portfolio holder:
Councillor Shah Wazir

Portfolio: Highways and Facilities

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Highways

              Walking and Cycling strategy

              Facilities management

              Street lighting client

 

 


Cabinet member and portfolio holder: Councillor Liam O’Rourke

Portfolio: Climate Change and Environment

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Environmental management

              Property services

              Delivering on the council’s Climate Change strategy to achieve social, economic and environmental sustainability

              Public protection

              Low carbon

 

Assistant portfolio holders

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Assistant portfolio holder: Councillor Dylan Williams

Portfolio: Assistant to Leader of the Council

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Corporate Policy

              ICT and Digital

              Special Projects

              Communications

 

 

 

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Assistant portfolio holder:
Councillor Shahid Mohammed

Portfolio: Health

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Public Health

              Public Health Commissioning

              Health and Wellbeing Board

              Locality Board Chair

              Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution

              Drugs and Alcohol Commissioning

              Integrated Mental Health and Learning Disability Services Commissioning

              Local Care Organisation

              STAR Procurement

              Anti-Poverty Strategy

 

 

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Assistant portfolio holder: Councillor Terry Smith

Portfolio: Equity, Safety and Reform

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Libraries

              Armed Forces

              Community Safety

              Equalities

              Community Cohesion

              Events

              Tourism

              Social Value

              Town Hall Redevelopment

              Public Service Reform

 

 

Assistant portfolio holder: Councillor Peter Williams

Portfolio: Regeneration and Housing

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Jobs

              Skills

              Businesses

              Planning

              Rochdale Development Agency (RDA)

              Planning and building control

              Strategic estates and assets

              Strategic housing

              Rochdale Borough Housing (RBH) client

 

 


Assistant portfolio holder:
Councillor Peter Hodgkinson

Portfolio: Finance and Corporate

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Finance

              Legal

              Audit

              Governance

              Human Resources

              Payroll

              Health and Safety

              Transformation

 

 

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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

 

 


Assistant portfolio holder: Councillor Bev Place

Portfolio: Children’s Services and Education

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Education

              Children’s social care

              Children’s safeguarding

              Schools and Joint Commissioning – Children

 

 

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Assistant portfolio holder: Councillor Amber Nisa

Portfolio: Communities and Co-operation

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Townships

              Voluntary sector

              Community centres

              Culture

              Integrated place work

              Engagement

              Cooperatives

              Relationship Manager for Your Trust

 

 


Assistant portfolio holder: Councillor Aftab Hussain

Portfolio: Highways and Facilities

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Highways

              Walking and Cycling strategy

              Facilities management

              Street lighting client

 

 

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Assistant portfolio holder: Councillor Phil Burke

Portfolio: Highways and Facilities

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Highways

              Walking and Cycling strategy

              Transport

 

 

 


Assistant portfolio holder: Councillor Tricia Ayrton

Portfolio: Climate Change and Environment

Portfolio responsibilities:

              Environmental management

              Property services

              Delivering on the council’s Climate Change strategy to achieve social, economic and environmental sustainability

              Public protection

              Low carbon

 

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Governance and Committee Services.

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

Phone: 01706 924872

Email: Governance.Committees@rochdale.gov.uk