Committee is the decision making body at Redditch Borough
Council. Redditch Borough Council has
adopted the “Leader and Cabinet” model of
Each Portfolio Holder
on the Executive Committee represents particular subject areas
which are aligned with the Council’s strategic purposes
The Portfolio Holders
the Council and Portfolio Holder for Planning, Economic
Development, Commercialism and Partnerships – Councillor
Matthew Dormer – aligned to run and grow a successful
business – covering planning and land use, economic
development, commercialism (including local authority trading
companies), asset management, key partnerships, grants and the
lottery and the Council’s lead for the 5G network..
Holder for Finance and Enabling – Councillor Mike Rouse
– Aligned to Enabling Services covering Finance, Audit,
Revenue and Benefits, governance, human resources, customer
Holder for Community Services and Regulatory Services –
Councillor Nyear Nazir - aligned to communities which are safe,
well maintained and green and aspiration, work and financial
independence – community safety, crime and disorder, safer
communities, regulatory services, public transport, children,
youth, children’s centres, corporate parenting and health,
emergency planning and enforcement.
Holder for Environmental Services – Councillor Aled Evans
– aligned to communities which are safe, well maintained and
green – covering Licensing impacts, better environment,
cleansing and waste management, landscaping including trees,
woodland and grounds maintenance, sustainability and bereavement
Holder for Leisure – Councillor Joanne Beecham –
aligned to living independent, active and healthy lives–
covering culture and recreation, management of facilities including
sports centres, theatres and community centres, parks and open
spaces strategy including allotments, playing pitches and play
areas, sports, arts, physical activity and development, community
training, education, learning and skills and IT.
Holder for Housing and Procurement – Councillor Craig
Warhurst – aligned to finding somewhere to live -
covering Housing Services (delivery and development), procurement
and Council contracts.
Holder for Climate Change – Councillor Anthony Lovell
– covering the green thread that runs throughout the Council
Plan. This is an overarching portfolio
due to the implications of climate change in a range of service
There are also
currently two members of the Executive Committee without portfolio,
including the Deputy Leader of the Council, Councillor Gemma
Monaco, and Councillor Peter Fleming.
will not be achieved by one service area alone and an individual
service area will undoubtedly help achieve more than one strategic
purpose. Services have been listed
under strategic purposes to which they most directly relate and
Portfolio Holders will be responsible for these
services. However, it is incumbent on
each Portfolio Holder to work with the other Portfolio Holders to
ensure most effective use of resources and achievement of strategic
Decisions are made by
the Executive Committee collectively.
Portfolio Holders do not have delegated powers to make decisions on
behalf of the Committee.
Members of the public
are welcome to attend meetings of the Executive Committee.