Confirmation of Leader and Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council
A meeting of the city council has today confirmed the appointments of Leader and Deputy Leader
Cllr Ian Ward has been confirmed as Leader of Birmingham City Council.
At the meeting in the council chamber Cllr Ward also named Cllr Brigid Jones as Deputy Leader of the council and appointed Cllr Carl Rice as Cabinet Member for Children, Families and Schools.
Other cabinet members remain unchanged, though two portfolios have been renamed: Value for Money and Efficiency is renamed Commercialism, Commissioning and Contract Management; and Transparency, Openness and Equality becomes Community Safety and Equalities.
Full list of the cabinet:
Cllr Ian Ward - Leader
Cllr Brigid Jones - Deputy Leader
Cllr Carl Rice - Children, Families and Schools
Cllr Majid Mahmood - Commercialism, Commissioning and Contract Management
Cllr Stewart Stacey - Transport and Roads
Cllr Lisa Trickett - Clean Streets, Recycling and Environment
Cllr Paulette Hamilton - Health and Social Care
Cllr Peter Griffiths - Housing and Homes
Cllr Brett O'Reilly - Jobs and Skills
Cllr Tristan Chatfield - Community Safety and Equalities
The updated list of portfolios can be found here.