5 June 2014

New members of council executive announced

Following last month's local elections, Wandsworth Council has announced its new cabinet, who will lead on key aspects of the council's work. The positions will be voted on by all 60 councillors at the council's annual meeting on the 9th of June. The proposed posts are:
  • Ravi Govindia (East Putney) is set to remain as leader.
  • Jonathan Cook (Shaftesbury) is set to continue as deputy leader and would be cabinet member for community services.
  • James Maddan (Thamesfield) would remain in post as cabinet member for adult care and health.
  • Kathy Tracey (Wandsworth Common) would continue as cabinet member for education and children services.
  • Guy Senior (Shaftesbury) would retain responsibility for finance and corporate resources.
  • Paul Ellis (Balham) would remain in charge of the housing portfolio.
  • Steffi Sutters (West Putney) is set to be promoted to cabinet as chief whip and with responsibility for communications. She would replace Alex Jacob who lost his seat in Bedford Ward.
The total number of portfolio holding cabinet posts has been reduced from nine to seven.

Read the full press release.

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