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Confirmation of Leader and Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council

Published: Tuesday, 7th November 2017

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.