Agenda item

To receive a Report of the Leader of the Council on the Composition of the Cabinet and the Appointment of Deputy Cabinet Members and Allocation of Executive Functions within the Cabinet


The City Council received a report of the Leader, Councillor G Duggins, together with a statement, which confirmed the composition of the Cabinet, the appointment of Deputy Cabinet Members and the allocation of executive portfolios/functions within the Cabinet (detailed below):




The Leader

Policy and Leadership


Councillor G Duggins




One Coventry Council Plan

City of Culture 2021 Legacy


External relations / public relations

Image and reputation

Chair of Cabinet / Management Board meetings

Emergency Planning

Regional Matters

West Midlands Combined Authority

Corporate Governance

Information Management and Governance

Risk Management


The Deputy Leader

Policing and Equalities


Councillor A S Khan


Deputy Cabinet Member

Councillor P Akhtar


Community Safety

Community Cohesion

Public Protection and Licensing

Prosecution and Enforcement

Democratic Services, including Lord Mayor’s

Electoral Services


Legal Services

Training (Members)

Constitutional Matters and Political Management

Domestic Violence and Sexual Exploitation

Local Policing

Media Strategy



International Liaison and diplomacy

Peace, reconciliation and twinning

Deputising on Leader Items


Cabinet Member

Strategic Finance and Resources


Councillor R Brown



Strategic Finance

Medium Term Financial Strategy

Budget Setting

External Resources

Operational Finance incl. Revenues and Benefits

Service Transformation and value for money


Human Resources

Organisational Development

Key Staff Recruitment and Retention

Customer Services

Health and Safety



Cabinet Member

Children and Young People


Councillor P Seaman


Deputy Cabinet Member

Councillor B Gittins



Children and Families

Children and Young People’s Social Care

Child Exploitation

Young People

Youth Offending Service


*S19 Children Act 2004 Lead Member

Fostering and Adoption

Corporate Parenting

Cabinet Member

Education and Skills


Councillor K Sandhu





Post 16 Education and Training


Early Years

Special Educational Needs and Disability


Adult Education

Higher and Further Education (incl. Universities)

Skills and Employability


Cabinet Member


Regeneration and Climate Change


Councillor J O’Boyle




Economic Development

City Centre (Regeneration)

International Trade and Inward Investment

Commercial and Operational Property (including catering)

Local Enterprise Partnership

Urban Regeneration


Tourism and Marketing

Sustainability and climate change

Digital Strategy


Cabinet Member

City Services



Councillor P Hetherton


Deputy Cabinet Member

Councillor G Lloyd



Highways, Drainage and Lighting

Licensing Policy (Hackney Carriage and Private Hire)

Public Realm

Street Services (Ground Maintenance, Refuse (domestic and commercial), Street Cleaning)

Waste Management

Flood Management


Bereavement Services

Traffic Management and Road Safety

Parking Policy and Operations

Information Technology


Cabinet Member

Adult Services


Councillor M Mutton




Social Care for Adults and Older People

Better Care Fund

Transforming Care


Adult Safeguarding

Adult social care integration with health

Cabinet Member

Public Health and Sport


Councillor K Caan


Deputy Cabinet Member

Councillor G Hayre



Health Strategy and Policy

Integrated Care Systems

Health Inequalities and Marmot

Air Quality

Local Health Economy

Public Health

Sexual Health

Teenage Pregnancies

Mental Health


Fuel Poverty

Sport and physical activity


Cabinet Member

Housing and Communities


Councillor D Welsh


Deputy Cabinet Member

Councillor S Nazir

(Excluding Planning Policy)









Social Enterprise Strategy


Community and  Voluntary Sector Relations

Community Centres

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Welfare Advice Services

Housing and Homelessness

Planning Policy



*Cabinet Member Children and Young People is designated as the Lead Member for Children’s Services as required by Section 19 of the Children’s Act 2004


The Leader paid tribute to the late Councillor John Mutton.

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