Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport

Councillor Majid Mahmood

The Cabinet Member has accountability for:

  • Enforcement:  In relation to licensing policy and enforcement.
  • Pest Control: Provision of the Pest Control Service.
  • Cleaner Neighbourhoods: Street cleansing, litter prevention, fly tipping, graffiti, placarding, scrap yards and motor salvage operators.
  • Waste Strategy and Services: Development of a financially and environmentally sustainable waste strategy for the city and ensuring delivery. Collection and sustainable disposal of waste from residential and other properties within the city and street cleansing.
  • Recycling: Development of a robust re-use and recycle strategy for the city and ensuring delivery.
  • Parks and allotments: Provision and usage of facilities including grounds maintenance.
  • Climate Change:  Engaging in proactive citywide and national policy development to tackle the causes and consequences of climate change.
  • Green City: Working with partners to develop a strategy for sustainability, liveability, and environmental improvement for the city.
  • Transport Strategies: Sustainable transportation policy and strategy, programmes, projects and initiatives to improve connectivity and road safety for the city across all modes of travel.
  • Highways: Strategic highways matters. Maintenance of roads and streets, traffic management and car parks and enforcing rights of way.
  • Advice to Planning Committee (Highways): Providing advice, where appropriate, including the effect of proposed developments in relation to roads and transport and working in cooperation with the West Midlands Combined Authority and Mayor in relation to the key route network.
  • Air Quality: Leading the development and delivery of an Air Quality Strategy for Birmingham, to comply with national and pan-national regulations together with key partners.
  • Flood risk planning.

Page last updated: 22 May 2024

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