MEMBERS OF THE CABINET


Leader of Wolverhampton City Council and Chair of the Cabinet Cllr Roger Lawrence

Policy Areas:

  • Corporate strategy
  • City partnerships
  • International, national, regional and sub-regional leadership
  • Combined Authority
  • Public Service Reform
  • Transformation
  • Performance management
  • Communications, marketing and branding
  • Emergency response lead
  • New communities and migration
  • Chair of Health & Wellbeing Board

Deputy Leader of Wolverhampton City Council and Cabinet Member for Housing and City Assets:

Cllr Peter Bilson

Policy Areas:

  • City housing development strategy
  • City Housing Company
  • City Private Sector Housing
  • City Social/Affordable Housing
  • City Homelessness
  • City Strategic Asset Plan (inc schools)
  • City Asset Management Plan (incl schools)
  • Corporate landlord – Assets (incl schools)
  • Corporate landlord – Facilities Management
  • Corporate landlord – Projects and Works

 

Peter is a Councillor for Bushbury South and Low Hill Ward.


Cabinet Member for Resources:

Cllr Andrew Johnson

Policy Areas

  • Medium term financial planning
                         a capital strategy (including schools)
                         b budget development process
                         c treasury management strategy
  • Creation of wholly owned companies and joint ventures
  • Housing benefits and council tax benefits
  • Council tax and business rates
  • Income generation
  • Procurement
  • Customer services
  • ICT
  • Channel shift
  • Audit
  • Corporate risk
  • Future Space Programme
  • Electoral Registration & Elections

Andrew is a Councillor for Ettingshall Ward.


Cabinet Member for Children and Young People:

Cllr Val Gibson.

Policy Areas:

  • Prevention of child sexual exploitation
  • Children’s safeguarding
  • Corporate parenting
  • Children in need (including troubled families, looked after children & children with special educational needs and/or disabilities)
  • Early years
  • Early intervention and prevention
  • Children and young people partnership working (including Youth Zone)
  • Youth offending
  • Children and young people’s mental health
  • Primary link for children and young people’s health
  • Children’s care commissioning & user engagement

Val is a Councillor for the Bilston East ward.


Cabinet Member for Public Health and Well Being:

Cllr Paul Sweet

Policy Areas:

  • Public health
  • Health protection and public engagement
  • Vaccination and immunisation
  • Health visiting & School Nursing
  • Sports development
  • Community safety & community cohesion
  • Resilience and business continuity

Paul is a Councillor for Bushbury South and Low Hill Ward.


Cabinet Member for Adults:

Cllr Sandra Samuels

Policy Areas:

  • Social care for older people, disabilities and mental health
  • Adult safeguarding
  • Carer support
  • Welfare rights
  • Primary link for adult’s health
  • Wolverhampton Information Network
  • Better Care Fund and Integration
  • Quality and Care provision monitoring
  • Adult care commissioning & user engagement

Sandra is a Councillor for Ettingshall Ward.


Cabinet Member for Governance:

Cllr Milkinder Jaspal

Policy Areas :

  • Legal and governance
  • Human resources strategy
  • Organisation development strategy
  • Democratic services, scrutiny & councillor support
  • Registrars
  • Information governance
  • Mayoralty
  • Health and safety
  • Equalities
  • Business support
  •  YOO Recruit
  • Complaints and feedback

Milkinder is a Councillor for Heath Town Ward.


Cabinet member for City Environment:

Cllr Steve Evans

  • Policy Areas:
  • WV Active
  • Waste management strategy
  • Street cleansing
  • Grounds maintenance, parks operations, country parks operations
  • Strategic Transportation and Operational Transportation including highways management and maintenance
  • Public protection and consumer protection
  • Licensing
  • Parking Services
  • Markets
  • Fleet management
  • Bereavement

Steve is a Councillor for Fallings Park Ward.


Cabinet Member for City Economy:

Cllr John Reynolds

Policy Areas :

  • City development
  • Skills and employability
  • City Planning, including policy, development control, building control
  • Supporting City businesses
  • Inward investment
  • Visitor economy
  • City marketing
  • Sustainability
  • Voluntary Sector liaison
  • Partnership working with University and College to deliver the City skills and Employment action plan
  • Economic growth and inclusion partnerships
  • Adult Education
  • Community Hubs and Libraries

John Reynolds is a Councillor for Graiseley Ward.


Cabinet Member for Education:

Cllr Claire Darke

Policy Areas:

  • School standards and attainment
  • School governance
  • Strategic School place planning
  • School admissions
  • Home to school transport
  • Traded services for schools
  • Post 16 Education provision
  • University and College education provision

Claire is a Councillor for Park Ward.