Manchester City Council

Finsbury Park attack

Manchester is sharing its sympathy and our thoughts are with everyone affected by the Finsbury Park attack, especially those who have lost a loved one or been injured and traumatised.

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The Council & democracy The Members of the Executive

The Executive Members in 2017 / 2018

The Executive is the main decision making body of the Council, responsible for implementing the budgetary and policy framework of the Council.  Each of the 9 members also has individual special responsibility for a particular area of the Council's services and policies.

Questions to The Members of the Executive

Councillor Richard Leese

Leader of the Council
Sir Richard Leese

Email the Leader:

Leads on:

- Devolution
- Digital Economy (Business Development)
- Economic Development
- External Relationships
- Legal Services
- Overall Policy Coordination
- Public Services Reform
- Support on Regeneration (North Manchester)

The Leader's Blog

Secretarial Support:  Tracy Kiely - 0161 234 3711


Councillor sue murphy

Statutory Deputy Leader of the Council
Councillor Sue Murphy

Email the Deputy Leader:

Leads on:

- Behaviour Change
- Equalities
- Inclusion including Family Poverty
- International
- Public Services Reform (Worklessness)
- Support on Regeneration (South Manchester & Wythenshawe)
- Voluntary Sector 

PA Support:  Janet Schofield - 0161 234 3003

Cllr Bernard Priest

Deputy Leader
Councillor Bernard Priest

Email the Deputy Leader:

Leads on:

- Communications
- Community Engagement
- Corporate Property
- Housing & Regeneration
- Ward Co-ordination
- Wellbeing

PA Support: Teresa McKeon - 0161 234 3311

Councillor bev craigExecutive Member for Adult Health and Wellbeing
Councillor Bev Craig

Email the Executive Member:

Leads on:

- Adult Social Care
- Health
- Public Services Reform - Health & Social Care
- Public Services Reform-Troubled Families (with Children's Services)
- Supporting People

Assistant Executive Member:  Councillor Garry Bridges
PA Support:  Lisa Booth - 0161 234 3345


Councillor sheila newman

Executive Member for Children's Services
Councillor Sheila Newman

Email the Executive Member:

Leads on:

- 14-19
- Children & Families
- Lead Member Under Section 19 of the Children's Act 2004
- Overall responsibility for all matters affecting Children & Young People (Every Child Matters)
- Public Services Reform (Early Years)
- Schools 

Assistant Executive Member:  Councillor Basat Sheikh
PA Support:  Sharon McCombe - 0161 234 4706


Councillor luthfur rahman

Executive Member for Culture & Leisure
Councillor Luthfur Rahman

Email the Executive Member:

Leads on:

- Cultural Strategy
- Events
- External Arts/Sports Bodies
- Galleries & Museums
- Indoor/Outdoor Leisure
- Libraries
- Markets & Hospitality & Traded Services  
- Sport & Sport Development
- Youth Offer

Assistant Executive Member:  Councillor Emily Rowles
PA Support:  Sharon McCombe 0161 234 4706

Cllr Angeliki StogiaExecutive Member for Environment and Skills
Councillor Angeliki Stogia

Email the Executive Member:

Leads on:

- Food Futures
- Green issues and Climate Change
- Manchester Contracts & Parking
- Planning Policy
- Skills
- Transport Policy including Highways

Assistant Executive Member: Councillor Ollie Manco
PA Support: Tina Howard-Bryning - 0161 234 3328


Councillor John FlanaganExecutive Member for Finance & Human Resources
Councillor John Flanagan

Email the Executive Member:

Leads on:

- Budget
- Capital Programme
- Council Tax & Benefits
- Human Resources
- Resource Procurement
- Performance

Assistant Executive Member:  Councillor Yasmine Dar
PA Support:  Tina Howard-Bryning - 0161 234 3328

Councillor Nigel Murphy

Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services
Councillor Nigel Murphy

Email the Executive Member:

Leads on:

- Crime & Community Safety
- Licensing Policy
- Neighbourhood Management including Waste Strategy & Collection
- Maintenance of Parks, Cemeteries & Allotments
- Management of Physical Environment & Environmental Services
- Public Service Reform - Reforming Justice

Assistant Executive Member: Councillor Sarah Judge
PA Support:  Lesley Percy - 0161 234 4900

Councillor rosa battle

Executive Member for Schools
Councillor Rosa Battle

Email the Executive Member:

Leads on:

- Schools

PA Support:  Teresa McKeon - 0161 234 3311

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