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Mayor and cabinet

Mayor

Philip Glanville

Mayor Philip Glanville

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

  • property
  • digital and ICT
  • strategic communications and consultations (with support from the Cabinet member for families, early years and play)
  • devolution and policy (with support from the Cabinet member for community safety, policy, and the voluntary sector)
  • customer services, casework review and complaints
  • Woodberry Down regeneration
  • strategic housing (jointly with Cllr Rennison until 14 April 2020, when Cllr Rennison takes on full responsibility)
  • housing regeneration (jointly with Cllr Rennison until 14 April 2020, when Cllr Rennison takes on full responsibility)
  • private sector housing and housing affordability (supported by a mayoral adviser as outlined below)
  • chair of Health and Wellbeing Board

Cabinet

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

Cllr Anntoinette Bramble

Deputy Mayor Cllr Anntoinette Bramble

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Responsibilities

  • 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 Finance, housing needs and supply

Cllr Rebecca Rennison

Cllr Rebecca Rennison

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Responsibilities

  • housing needs (including lettings and allocations policy)
  • rough sleeping
  • homelessness and temporary accommodation
  • internal advice services (particularly housing options / homelessness related)
  • revenues and benefits
  • insourcing
  • audit and procurement
  • pensions
  • strategic housing (jointly with the Mayor until 14 April, when Cllr Rennison takes on full responsibility)
  • housing regeneration (jointly with the Mayor until 14 April, when Cllr Rennison takes on full responsibility)

Community safety, policy, and the voluntary sector

Cllr Caroline Selman

Cllr Caroline Selman

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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
  • domestic violence and abuse
  • Mayor’s fair futures commission (with Deputy Mayor and Cabinet member for education, young people and children’s social care)

Health, adult social care and leisure

Cllr Chris Kennedy

Cllr Chris Kennedy

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Responsibilities

  • adult social care
  • ageing well strategy
  • supporting people
  • public health and the relationship with the wider NHS
  • health devolution and integrated commissioning
  • mental health
  • leisure and sport
  • food justice including food poverty
  • waterways and boaters
  • communications and consultations

Planning, culture and inclusive economy

Cllr Guy Nicholson

Cllr Guy Nicholson

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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

Housing services

Cllr Clayeon McKenzie

Cllr Clayeon McKenzie

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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

Cllr Jon Burke

Cllr Jon Burke

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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
  • parks

Employment, skills and human resources

Cllr Carole Williams

Cllr Carole Williams

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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
  • fair trade with the fair trade champion
  • volunteering

Families, early years and play

Cllr Caroline Woodley

Cllr Caroline Woodley

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Responsibilities

  • early years
  • children’s centres and nurseries
  • child minding
  • special educational needs and alternative settings
  • tackling child poverty
  • play and adventure playgrounds
  • play streets
  • 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)

Mayoral advisers

Private renting and housing affordability

Cllr Sem Moema

Cllr Sem Moema

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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

Older people

Cllr Yvonne Maxwell

Cllr Yvonne Maxwell

Responsibilities

  • ageing well strategy
  • ensuring council policies are age-friendly, and that older people have a voice in shaping council services

Member champions

Mental health champion

Cllr Tom Rahilly

Dementia champion

Cllr Yvonne Maxwell

No place for hate champion

Cllr Sade Etti

Fairtrade champion

Cllr Gilbert Smyth

Heritage champion

Cllr Peter Snell

Page updated on: 2 March 2020

Mayor and Cabinet Office

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Hackney Town Hall
Mare Street
E8 1EA

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