Council confirms new political appointments to its Executive and Scrutiny Committees

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.
 

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