A number of new appointments to the council's Executive, and Scrutiny Committees were ratified today at the council's annual meeting which follows the local elections held on 6 May.
Membership of the Council's Executive is now as follows:
Leader Sir Richard Leese
Statutory Deputy Leader Councillor Bev Craig
Deputy Leader Councillor Luthfur Rahman OBE
Health and Care Councillor Joanna Midgley
Children’s Services Councillor Garry Bridges
Environment Councillor Tracey Rawlins
Housing and Employment Councillor Gavin White
Neighbourhoods Councillor Rabnawaz Akbar
The following Chair appointments were also made to the council's Overview and Scrutiny Committees:
Communities and Equalities Councillor John Hacking
Economy Councillor Hannah Priest
Resources and Governance Councillor Sarah Russell
Health Councillor Joanne Green
Environment and Climate Change Councillor Lee-Ann Igbon
Children and Young People Councillor Julie Reid
Councillor Tommy Judge continues in his role as Lord Mayor of Manchester until May next year in a term which has been extended beyond the usual one year due to the pandemic.
Councillor Donna Ludford has been appointed Deputy Lord Mayor.