flood-risk

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

The Cabinet system and my responsibilities as Cabinet member for the Environment

The Cabinet system was introduced by the previous government,  Arun currently has 56 councillors, of those there is a Cabinet with 7 members.  The Cabinet includes the Leader, the Deputy leader and five other members.  The Cabinet Member has a list of responsibilities in their portfolio and they act as the political voice for those responsibilities and should be well versed and in the command of their portfolio.

Officers take a steer from the Cabinet member, but ultimately all decisions have to be agreed by the various committee's and ultimately by the Full Council.

I love being a Cabinet member as it allows me to be fully involved in any issue and allows me to suggest innovative ways forward, I can make individual cabinet member decisions and  make a difference.

Tourism, one of my Cabinet responsibilities.
My Cabinet Portfolio responsibilities are

Tourism
Land Charges
Environmental Health
Cleansing
Car Parking and Car Parks
Leisure Management including Leisure Centres
Parks and Greenspace
Emergency Planning
Children, Young People ^& Safeguarding
Youth Council
Culture
Events
Leisure Strategy
Engineering (Including flood defences)
Day Centres
Voluntary Sector

No comments:

Post a comment

Support an Offline Bypass

Support an Offline Bypass
Arundel desperately needs an offline bypass

Arundel video

Should Councillors be more active on Social Media

Your Council

Your Council
Arun District Councillors first meeting after election

Need a hotel

Option A Pink blue route for Arundel By-Pass

Option A Pink blue route for Arundel By-Pass