In The South

Labour Group announce new team to run the city

Besi Besemar May 16, 2019

Cllr Nancy Platts, the new leader of the Labour Group of Councillors on Brighton & Hove City Council has announced her proposed new team of lead councillors, who she plans will oversee the delivery of council services for the next municipal year.

Cllr Nancy Platts
Cllr Nancy Platts

APPOINTMENTS are expected to be confirmed at the annual meeting of the council, which takes place next Wednesday, May 22 and includes some new faces elected to the council at the recent elections.

Cllr Nancy Platts said: “I am really proud of this very strong team, a team which combines vital experience carried forward from the previous Labour administration as well as the very important skills and expertise of new Labour councillors elected this May. We are really looking forward to taking our first steps as a new administration, and beginning to implement our ambitious manifesto commitments to the city, including tackling the key challenges of housing and the environment.” 

The key proposed role holders are:

Chair of Children Young People and Skills Committee – Cllr Nick Childs

Chair of Environment Transport and Sustainability Committee – Cllr Anne Pissaridou

Chair of Housing and New Homes Committee – Cllr John Allcock

Chair of Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Communities and Equalities Committee – Cllr Kate Knight

Chair of Tourism Development and Culture Committee – Cllr Alan Robins

Chair of Health and Wellbeing Board – Cllr Clare Moonan

Chair of Licensing Committee – Cllr Jackie O’Quinn

Chair of Planning Committee – Cllr Tracey Hill