General Election 2019

The general election will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019. Your vote counts!

Cabinet Member for Transport and Environment

Councillor Waseem Zaffar

Summary of responsibilities:

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.


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.

Green City

Working with partners to develop a strategy for sustainability, liveability and environmental improvement for the city.

Climate Change

Engaging in proactive citywide and national policy development to tackle the causes and consequences of climate change.

Telephone: 0121 303 2039

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