Release Date: 21 May 2018
A team of councillors have been announced to provide additional support and capacity for the new Cabinet.
In order to widen member participation in Council business, nine Assistant Cabinet Members have been appointed to work with Cabinet Members.
They will undertake specific tasks and research and deputise at informal functions.
The Assistant Cabinet Members are not paid and do not have the ability to vote on Cabinet decisions.
Cllr Gareth Roberts, Leader Designate for Richmond Council, said:
“Over the next four years we have an ambitious plan to make the borough greener, safer and fairer. To help us achieve our ambitious plans this dedicated team of councillors will work alongside the cabinet – working with the community, businesses, the voluntary sector and local groups – to really make a difference to the borough.
“This is part of my commitment to ensure that every person has an opportunity to play their part in making the borough an even better place in which to live”.
|Assistant Cabinet Member (Business, Economy, and Employment (Including Business)||Cllr Geraint Thomason|
|Assistant Cabinet Member (Arts, Culture & Sport)||Cllr J-F Burford|
|Assistant Cabinet Member (Housing & Community Safety)||Cllr Lesley Pollesche|
|Assistant Cabinet Member (Finance & Performance)||Cllr Ian Craigie|
|Assistant Cabinet Member (Children's Services & Schools)||Cllr Jo Humphreys|
|Assistant Cabinet Member (Environment)||Cllr Julia Neden-Watts|
|Assistant Cabinet Member (Transport)||Cllr Katie Mansfield|
|Assistant Cabinet Member Voluntary Sector||Cllr Alan Jurianz|
|Assistant Cabinet Member (Adult Social Services & Health)||Cllr Roger Crouch|
|Leader||Cllr Gareth Roberts|
|Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing and Community Safety||Cllr Liz Jaeger|
|Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Transport, Streetscene and Air Quality||Cllr Alex Ehmann|
|Cabinet Member for Adult Social Services and Health (including public health)||Cllr Piers Allen|
|Cabinet Member for Business, Economy and Employment (including property)||Cllr Geoff Acton|
|Cabinet Member for the Environment, Planning and Sustainability||Cllr Martin Elengorn|
|Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Schools||Cllr Penny Frost|
|Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance||Cllr Robin Brown|
|Cabinet Member for Arts, Culture & Sport||Cllr John Coombs|
|Cabinet Member for Equality, Communities and the Voluntary Sector||Cllr Michael Wilson|
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Updated: 31 May 2018