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Leader of the council and cabinet members

Cllr Rebecca Lury

Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources

To ensure sound business planning and financial probity within the council, including the medium term resource strategy and all financial management of the general fund, the housing revenue account, the capital programme and the management of capital receipts. To keep council tax low by delivering value for money across all our high quality services.

The portfolio holder will be responsible for oversight of the development and implementation of the council’s budget and be responsible for performance management across the council. To lead the integration of the council’s budget and Fairer Future Plan, enabling the council to deliver on the cabinet’s priorities and to cope with financial constraints, together with its partners.

The cabinet member will have particular responsibility for:

  • Resource strategy
  • Performance management across the council
  • Financial management
  • Council tax and business rate collection
  • Income management and debt strategy
  • Pension Fund
  • Capital investment
  • Receipts
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Audit & risk management and anti-fraud
  • Property and asset management
  • Facilities management
  • Corporate IT & IT shared services
  • Human resources and trade union relations
  • Increasing equality and diversity in the council’s workforce
  • Procurement (working with the Cabinet Member for Jobs, Culture and Skills)
  • Legal services
  • Constitutional services
  • Electoral registration
  • Council’s response to welfare reform (working with the Cabinet Members for Jobs, Culture & Innovation and for Social Support and Homelessness)

Cllr Rebecca Lury's contact details

Page last updated: 28 September 2020

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