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Executive

Purpose of committee

Members of the Council's Executive provide political leadership and strategic direction for the council, both within individual portfolio responsibilities and as part of the corporate responsibilities of the Executive. They bring a cross-service perspective to the council, encouraging integrated working across service areas focused on the council's political and administrative priorities.

 

The Executive take an active approach to ensuring that decisions made by the council are informed both politically and administratively and the council's executive decisions are made collectively at Executive meetings.

The Executive are each democratically accountable to the public and are the public face of the council.

The Executive meets at least ten times per year and the meetings are open to the public and press except where confidential matters are being discussed.


The Executive Member responsibility for services is as follows:


Leader of the Council – Councillor Richard Watts

Overall management

Resilience and civil emergencies

Communications and consultation

Devolution

Prevent

 

Health & Social Care – Councillor Janet Burgess

Adult Social Services

Public Health

Integration of Health and Social Care

Sport and Leisure


Children, Young People & Families – Councillor Joe Caluori

Early Years and Children’s Centres

Schools

Play and Youth Services

Children’s Social Services and Child Protection

Tackling child poverty

Youth Offending Service and Youth Crime

 

Community Development – Councillor Kaya Comer-Schwartz

Community Development and Resilience

Voluntary and Community Sector

Ward Partnerships and Local Initiative Funding

Arts and Culture

Equalities and community cohesion

No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) Support Services

Licensing

Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness


Finance, Performance & Community Safety – Councillor Andy Hull

Community safety and policing

Hate crime

Tackling Domestic Violence and Abuse, and supporting survivors

Public Protection

Finance, Property, Revenues & Benefits and Pensions

Performance, Contract Management and Risk management

Contact Islington and Complaints

ICT, Procurement, Legal and Human Resources

Democratic Services, Registrars and Electoral Registration
Council transformation


Economic Development – Councillor Asima Shaikh

Employment and Employment Services

Lifelong Learning, Skills and Libraries

Apprenticeships

Economic Regeneration and Inclusive Economy

Small Business support and business relationships

Heritage

 

Housing & Development – Councillor Diarmaid Ward

Housing Management and Maintenance (including Partners for Improvement)

Delivering new genuinely affordable homes

Private Sector Housing

Strategic Planning and Development Control

Tenant and Resident engagement and representation

Tenant Management Organisations

Homelessness


Environment & Transport – Councillor Claudia Webbe

Energy, Fuel Poverty and Climate Change
Refuse, Waste Reduction and Recycling
Street Scene, Roads and Highways
Sustainability
Parks, Open Spaces and Cemeteries
Traffic and Parking
Major Transport Infrastructure, Road Safety and Transportation

Improving Air Quality

Promoting Liveable Neighbourhoods – promoting walking and cycling

If you have any questions, please contact:

Philippa Green
Democratic Services Manager
Islington Council
Room 107, Town Hall
Upper Street
London
N1 2UD
Telephone: 020 7527 3184
Email:
philippa.green@islington.gov.uk.

 

Membership