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Information about Executive

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 Kaya Comer-Schwartz

Overall management

Resilience and civil emergencies

Communications and consultation



Fairer Together


Environment & Transport – Councillor Rowena Champion

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

Improving Air Quality

People Friendly Streets and promoting walking and cycling

Finance and Performance – Councillor Satnam Gill

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


Community Safety – Councillor Sue Lukes
Community Safety and Policing

Hate crime

Tackling Domestic Violence and Abuse, and supporting survivors
Champion for Victims (of crime)

Public Protection

Coronavirus response




Children, Young People & Families – Councillor Michelline Safi Ngongo

Early Years and Children’s Centres


Play and Youth Services

Children’s Social Services and Child Protection

Tackling child poverty

Youth Offending Service and Youth Crime



Community Development – Councillor Una O’Halloran

Community Development and Resilience

Voluntary and Community Sector

Ward Partnerships and Local Initiative Funding

Equalities and community cohesion

No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) Support Services

Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness

Arts, Culture and Heritage



Inclusive Economy and Jobs – Councillor Asima Shaikh

Employment and Employment Services

Lifelong Learning, Skills and Libraries


Economic Regeneration and Inclusive Economy

Small Business support and business relationships



Health & Social Care – Councillor Nurullah Turan

Adult Social Services

Public Health (excluding Coronavirus)

Integration of Health and Social Care

Sport and Leisure


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




If you have any questions, please contact:

Jonathan Moore
Committee Services Manager
Islington Council
Room 107, Town Hall
Upper Street
N1 2UD
Telephone: 020 7527 3308