Erewash Borough Council

Lead Members and their portfolios

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

Policy Portfolio:

  • Committee and Scrutiny Support
  • Communications
  • Corporate Planning
  • Democratic Services
  • Emergency planning
  • Events
  • Flood Defences.
  • Green spaces
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Local Strategic Services
  • Mayoral and Civic
  • Nurseries and Parks
  • Performance Management
  • Policy Research and Development
  • Regional Governance
  • Strategic Policy
  • Twinning

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

Policy Portfolio:

  • Accounting and Procurement.
  • Council Tax/NNDR Collection
  • Debt Recovery
  • Exchequer Services
  • Finance and Budget
  • Housing and Council tax benefits
  • ICT and e-government
  • Internal Audit
  • Legal Services and Freedom of Information
  • Risk Management
  • Treasury Management

Councillor Valerie ClareLead Member for Community Engagement (Conservative)

Policy Portfolio:

  • Cemeteries
  • Community Consultation
  • Community Development
  • Community Safety
  • Customer Services (Reception/Cashiers/Enquiries)
  • Elections
  • Equalities
  • Grants
  • Museums
  • Personnel

Councillor Garry Hickton, Lead Member for Environment (Conservative)

Policy Portfolio:

  • Corporate Health and Safety
  • Environmental Health
  • Fleet Management
  • Neighbourhood Wardens
  • Pride in Erewash
  • Public Conveniences
  • Refuse and Recycling
  • Shopmobility
  • Street Cleaning

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

Policy Portfolio:

  • Allotments
  • Community Centres
  • Derelict Domestic Properties
  • Homelessness and Housing Support
  • Leisure Centres
  • Partnerships
  • Play Areas
  • Private and Social Landlords
  • Safeguarding
  • Sport and Health Development
  • Voluntary Sector

Councillor Dan Pitt, Lead Member for Town Centres (Conservative)

Policy Portfolio:

  • Business Sector Liaison (joint working)
  • Heritage/Conservation (joint working)
  • Licensing Enforcement/Policy
  • Markets
  • Tourism
  • Town Centre Grant Funding
  • Town Centre Liaison (joint working)

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

Policy Portfolio:

  • Building Control
  • Building Regulation/Planning Control
  • Business Sector Liaison (joint working)
  • Car Parking
  • Economic Development
  • Energy Conservation and Management
  • Facilities Management (such as caretakers)
  • Heritage/Conservation (joint working)
  • Planning
  • Planning Policy
  • Property and Estates Management
  • Regeneration
  • Town Centre Liaison (joint working)