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Leader of the Council and portfolio holders

Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holders (Cabinet members)

The position of the Leader of the Council is agreed on a four yearly basis (starting 2011), whilst the Portfolio Holders (Cabinet Members) are agreed on a yearly basis at Annual Council, which usually takes place in May.

Current Portfolio areas are as follows:

Alyson Barnes - Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Performance and HR

Christine Lamb - Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Regulatory Services

Andrew Walmsley - Portfolio Holder for Resources and Customer Services

Andy MacNae - Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, Leisure and Tourism

Jackie Oakes - Portfolio Holder for Operations

Barbara Ashworth - Portfolio Holder for Health and Housing (includes the housing element of environmental health)

View Portfolio Holder Job Descriptions

Shadow Portfolio areas are as follows:

Anne Cheetham - Leader of the Opposition

Brian Essex - Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Finance

Karl Kempson - Environment (including operations)

James Eaton - Planning

Annabel Shipley - Licensing

Tony Haworth - IT

Peter Steen - Communities and Tourism (and anything not included above)

View the Shadow Portfolio Holder Job Description

Please contact Committee and Member Services for further details on democracy@rossendalebc.gov.uk or 01706 252422.