Global IT issues affecting online forms and systems

We are currently impacted by the global IT issues. As a result, a number of systems are affected including the majority of our online forms. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Leader of the Council and Cabinet Members

Councillor Stephanie Cryan

Cabinet Member for Equalities, Democracy & Finance

Cllr Cryan’s responsibilities include:

  • Cost of living support - financial support; Council Tax Reduction Scheme; access to benefits, advice services and Community Support Alliance
  • Digital - digital inclusion and infrastructure (including broadband); and the council’s corporate IT and website
  • Voluntary, community and faith sector - including community hubs, volunteering, community involvement and consultations
  • Equalities - as they relate to women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and working with the Forum for Equalities and Human Rights
  • Funding for projects and events - the Democracy Fund, Common Purpose Grants; Equalities Grants, Black History Month Grants and Windrush 75 Fund
  • Customer services - call centre, complaints and members’ enquires
  • Finance and governance – the council’s budget; financial and performance management; legal and constitutional services; procurement; income collection; pension fund; and civic matters
  • Workforce - the council’s workforce and internal relationship with staff trade unions
  • Facilities management - of the buildings within the council’s operational/civic estate
  • Property - including decisions relating to the council’s acquisitions and disposal of properties
  • Registrar's and coroners' services
  • Electoral services - electoral registration and postal vote uptake
  • Promoting equality and diversity - including the equalities framework and audit
  • Increasing the voice and influence of black, Asian and minority ethnic communities
  • ‘Southwark Together’ civic leadership programme
  • Diverse Councils commitments
  • London Councils Tackling Racial Inequality Standard pilot

Page last updated: 29 May 2024


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