The Council and democracy The Members of the Executive

The Executive Members in 2021/ 2022

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 7 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 Bev Craig

Leader of the Council
Councillor Bev Craig

Email the Leader: cllr.bev.craig@manchester.gov.uk

Leads on:

  • City Centre
  • Communications
  • Corporate Property
  • Covid Recovery
  • Devolution
  • Economic Policy & Major Economic Development
  • External Relationships
  • Finance (Budget, Capital Programme, Revenues & Benefits)
  • Legal 
  • Overall Policy Co-Ordination
  • Procurement & Social Value
  • Strategic Transport 

Councillor Luthfur Rahman

Statutory Deputy Leader
Councillor Luthfur Rahman

Email the Statutory Deputy Leader:  cllr.luthfur.rahman@manchester.gov.uk

Leads on:

  • Civic
  • Culture & Events
  • Equalities & Community Cohesion
  • Future Shape
  • Homelessness
  • Human Resources & Organisational Development (including Future Council)
  • Internal I.T.
  • International
  • Our Manchester
  • Performance
  • Voluntary Sector

Deputy Leader with responsibility for Health and Care
Councillor Joanna Midgley

Email the Deputy Leader:  cllr.joanna.midgley@manchester.gov.uk

Leads on:

  • Adult Care
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Early Intervention & Prevention
  • Family Poverty
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Councillor Garry Bridges

Executive Member for Children's Services
Councillor Garry Bridges

Email the Executive Member: cllr.garry.bridges@manchester.gov.uk

Leads on:

  • 16-19
  • Children & Families
  • Early Years
  • Looked After Children to Age 25
  • Play
  • Schools
  • Young People

Councillor Tracey Rawlins

Executive Member for Environment
Councillor Tracey Rawlins

Email the Executive Member:  cllr.tracey.rawlins@manchester.gov.uk

Leads on:

  • Air Quality
  • All Green Issues (Including Climate Change)
  • Biodiversity
  • Food Sustainability
  • Highways
  • Infrastructure & Waste
  • Licensing & Planning Policy
  • Transport & Parking

Executive Member for Housing & Employment
Councillor Gavin White

Email the Executive Member:  cllr.gavin.white@manchester.gov.uk

Leads on:

  • Community Assets
  • Digital Strategy
  • District/Neighbourhood Centres
  • Local Economic Strategy (Apprenticeships, Employment & Adult Skills, Employer Engagement, Worklessness)
  • Strategic Housing

Executive Member for Neighbourhoods
Councillor Rabnawaz Akbar

Email the Executive Member:  cllr.rabnawaz.akbar@manchester.gov.uk

Leads on:

  • All Enforcement
  • Bereavement Services
  • Crime & Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Leisure
  • Libraries
  • Markets & Other Traded Services
  • Neighbourhood Management (Including Housing Management)
  • Parks & Allotments

 

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