Erewash Borough Council

Lead Members and their portfolios

Councillor Carol Hart, Leader and Lead Member for Strategic Policy (Conservative)

Policy Portfolio:

  • Comments, Compliments and Complaints
  • Committee and Scrutiny Support
  • Communications
  • Corporate and Service Planning
  • Culture, Events and Museum
  • Data Protection
  • Democratic Services
  • Electoral Services
  • Green Spaces
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Legal Services
  • Leisure Management Contract
  • Local Strategic Services
  • Mayoral and Civic
  • Nurseries and Parks
  • Performance Management
  • Policy Research and Development
  • Press, Design and Community Engagement
  • Regional Governance
  • Strategic Policy
  • Twinning

Councillor Wayne Major, Deputy Leader and Lead Member for Resources (Conservative)

Policy Portfolio:

  • Accounting and Procurement.
  • Annual Budget
  • Annual Statement of Accounts
  • Business Rates
  • Council Tax
  • Council Tax Support
  • Council Tax/Non-Domestic Rates Collection
  • Debt Recovery
  • Exchequer Services
  • Finance and Budget
  • Housing and Council Tax Benefits
  • Housing Benefits Subsidy
  • Internal Audit
  • Payroll/Payments
  • Revenue/Capital Monitoring
  • Risk Management
  • Statutory Financial Returns
  • Taxation
  • Treasury Management

Councillor Valerie ClareLead Member for Community Engagement (Conservative)

Policy Portfolio:

  • Cemeteries
  • Community Safety
  • Customer Services
  • Equalities
  • Personnel
  • Reception/Cashiers/Enquiries

Councillor Garry Hickton, Lead Member for Environment (Conservative)

Policy Portfolio:

  • Climate Change
  • Emergency Planning
  • Energy Conservation
  • Energy Management
  • Fleet Management
  • Flood Defences
  • Neighbourhood Wardens
  • Pride in Erewash
  • Public Conveniences
  • Refuse and Recycling
  • Shopmobility
  • Street Cleaning
  • Street Scene
  • Waste Management

Councillor Paul Maginnis, Lead Member for Health and Wellbeing (Conservative)

Policy Portfolio:

  • Allotments
  • Community and Voluntary Sector
  • Corporate Health and Safety
  • Derelict Properties
  • Grants/Consultation/Partnerships
  • Homelessness
  • Housing Support
  • Play Areas
  • Private/Social Landlords
  • Safeguarding
  • Sports and Health Development

Councillor Michael Powell, Lead Member for Regeneration and Planning (Conservative)

Policy Portfolio:

  • Business Sector Liaison (joint working with the Lead Member for Town Centres)
  • Car Parking
  • Development and Planning Control
  • Economic Development
  • Energy Conservation and Management
  • Facilities Management (such as Caretakers)
  • Heritage Conservation (joint working with the Lead Member for Town Centres)
  • Planning
  • Planning Policy
  • Property and Estates Management
  • Regeneration
  • Town Centre Grant Funding (joint working with the Lead Member for Town Centres)
  • Town Centre Liaison (joint working with the Lead Member for Town Centres)

Councillor Bryn Lewis, Lead Member for Town Centres

Policy Portfolio:

  • Building Control
  • Business Sector Liaison (joint working with the Lead Member for Regeneration and Planning)
  • Environmental Health
  • Heritage Conservation (joint working with the Lead Member for Regeneration ICT
  • Markets
  • Tourism
  • Town Centre Grant Funding (joint working with the Lead Member for Regeneration and Planning)
  • Town Centre Liaison (joint working with the Lead Member for Regeneration and Planning)