Leader of the Council and Cabinet Members

Councillor James McAsh

Cabinet Member for Clean Air, Streets & Waste

Cllr McAsh’s responsibilities include:

  • Air quality - improving air quality, reducing harmful emissions and air quality monitoring
  • Walking and cycling - making Southwark a great place to walk, wheel or cycle; including cycle lessons, infrastructure, hire and storage
  • Streets and parking - creating safer, greener and healthier streets; road safety; parking (on the council’s highways and estates); street lighting (including on council estates and in parks); and highways maintenance, surface water & flood risk
  • Road transport - including improving local bus services and public transport, promoting sustainable freight; reducing traffic and electric vehicle charging; and managing the council’s fleet
  • Accessible travel - including blue badges and the Freedom Pass
  • Waste and recycling – waste and bin collection and the council work to reducing waste and increasing recycling
  • Cleaning, pest control and grounds maintenance - street and estate cleaning; fly-tipping and graffiti removal; pest control; and maintenance of verges and green spaces on the council’s highways and estates
  • Flood risk and surface water

Page last updated: 29 May 2024


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