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Mayor and cabinet

Mayor

The Mayor, Philip Glanville, is the lead within Cabinet on the following areas:

  • property
  • ICT
  • strategic communications and consultations (with support from the Cabinet member for families, early years and play)
  • strategic housing
  • housing regeneration
  • devolution and policy (with support from the Cabinet member for community safety, policy, and the voluntary sector)
  • private sector housing and housing affordability (supported by a Mayoral Adviser as outlined below)

Cabinet

Statutory Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for education, young people and children’s social care

Cllr Anntoinette Bramble

Responsibilities

  • statutory Deputy Mayor
  • ethical governance and chair of standards committee
  • democratic and electoral services
  • legal services
  • Hackney education and schools (Hackney Learning Trust)
  • children’s social care
  • looked after children and fostering
  • troubled families (with the Cabinet member for families, early years and play)
  • young Black men project
  • young Hackney
  • young speakers and youth parliament
  • Mayor’s fair futures commission (with Cabinet member for community safety, policy, and the voluntary sector)
  • making Hackney a child friendly borough (with the Cabinet member for families, early years and play)

Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for health, social care, leisure and parks

Councillor Feryal Clark

Responsibilities

  • adult social care
  • older people strategy
  • supporting people
  • health and wellbeing board
  • public health and the relationship with the wider NHS
  • health devolution and integrated commissioning
  • mental health
  • leisure and sport

Community safety, policy, and the voluntary sector

Councillor Caroline Selman

Responsibilities

  • strategic relationship with the police
  • crime reduction and antisocial behaviour
  • integrated gangs unit
  • noise nuisance
  • environmental health and trading standards
  • licensing enforcement
  • licensing policy (working with chair of licensing)
  • youth justice
  • environmental protection
  • emergency planning
  • strategic relationship with the voluntary sector, including voluntary sector grants
  • policy, strategy and devolution (working with the Mayor)
  • refugees and vulnerable migrants
  • Mayor’s fair futures commission (with Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for education, young people and children’s social care)

Families, early years and play

Cllr Chris Kennedy

Responsibilities

  • early years
  • children’s centres and nurseries
  • child minding
  • special educational needs and alternative settings
  • tackling child poverty
  • food justice including food poverty
  • play and adventure playgrounds
  • play streets
  • waterways and boaters
  • communications and consultations
  • making Hackney a child friendly borough (with Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for education, young people and children’s social care)
  • troubled families (with Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for education, young people and children’s social care)
  • complaints

Planning, culture and inclusive economy

Councillor Guy Nicholson

Responsibilities

  • planning – performance and policy
  • economic development
  • strategic infrastructure development (including economic regeneration – the latter with Cabinet member energy, sustainability, transport and waste)
  • impact of Brexit
  • town centres
  • Olympics legacy
  • markets
  • building control
  • culture
  • Hackney Museum and archives
  • libraries and library services

Finance and housing needs

Councillor Rebecca Rennison

Responsibilities

  • housing needs (including lettings and allocations policy)
  • rough sleeping
  • homelessness and temporary accommodation
  • advice services (particularly housing options / homelessness related)
  • domestic violence and abuse
  • revenues and benefits
  • insourcing
  • audit and procurement
  • pensions
  • customer services
  • registrars

Housing services

Councillor Clayeon McKenzie

Responsibilities

  • housing management / services
  • housing service transformation and improvement
  • HRA business plan and strategic asset management plan
  • better homes partnership
  • fire and resident safety
  • TMO champion
  • Travellers
  • maintaining strong relations with the tenants and residents movement

Energy, waste, transport and public realm

Councillor Jon Burke

Responsibilities

  • energy – generation, efficiency, and procurement
  • climate change – including responding to the emergency, mitigation, adaptation, and public awareness
  • corporate decarbonisation
  • environmental sustainability
  • waste services and waste prevention
  • recycling
  • the circular economy
  • street and estate cleansing
  • clean air and tackling pollution
  • parking control
  • public realm and streetscene
  • strategic and local transport
  • liveable neighbourhoods

Employment, skills and human resources

Councillor Carole Williams

Responsibilities

  • employment strategy and partnerships
  • Hackney Works
  • apprenticeships
  • supported employment
  • human resources and organisational development
  • relationship with the trade unions
  • adult learning and ESOL
  • post 18 skills
  • equalities
  • Windrush
  • fair trade with the fair trade champion
  • volunteering

Mayoral adviser

Private renting and housing affordability

Councillor Sem Moema

Responsibilities

  • private sector housing
  • housing affordability
  • promoting shared ownership and other intermediate products
  • housing association relationships and accountability
  • Hackney’s housing company and living rent homes
  • older people’s housing
Page updated on: 14 October 2019

Mayor and Cabinet Office

Address

Hackney Town Hall
Mare Street
E8 1EA

Telephone

Opening times

  • Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm