New Winchester City Council Cabinet announced

Press Release: 18/01/2017

Cabinet 2017

Winchester City Council’s new Cabinet has been announced by the Leader, Cllr Caroline Horrill.

The new Cabinet is:

Councillor Portfolio (title in Bold)
Cllr Caroline Horrill
Leader with Portfolio for Housing Services
With responsibility for Housing Services, New Homes Delivery and Corporate Communications.

Cllr Victoria Weston
Deputy Leader with Portfolio for Built Environment
With responsibility for Development Management; Strategic Planning; Historic Environment; Building Control

Cllr Guy Ashton
Portfolio for Professional Services
With responsibility for Organisational Development; Business Management; Legal & Democratic Services; and IMT.

Cllr Stephen Godfrey
Portfolio for Finance
With responsibility for Financial Services; and Revenues & Benefits.

Cllr Rob Humby
Portfolio for Business Partnership
With responsibility for Business Partnerships; Economy & Arts and Tourism

Cllr Stephen Miller
Portfolio for Estates
With responsibility for Estates and Community Grants

Cllr Jan Warwick
Portfolio for Environment
With responsibility for Environmental Health & Licensing; Environmental Contract; Special Maintenance; Landscape & Open Spaces; Engineering and Transport; Parking

Cllr Lisa Griffiths
Portfolio for Health & Wellbeing
With responsibility for Health & Wellbeing; Community Safety & Neighbourhood Services; and Sports & Physical Activity

Cllr Horrill said:

The new Cabinet will continue to deliver the excellent frontline services that contribute to Winchester’s enviable reputation as the best place to live in the country.

This is in addition to providing investment for the Winchester district through a major capital programme which is very ambitious compared to other similar councils.

Cllr Horrill added:

The financial support provided to the Council from Government is changing. Therefore, there is a real and urgent need for the Cabinet to adopt a new business-minded, innovative and entrepreneurial approach to delivering financial stability to the Council and so ensure we can deliver the highest quality services to our residents and businesses that meet the outcomes we have identified in our Council Strategy.