Decision details

Appointment of Portfolio Holder Assistants

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




(1)            the appointment of the identified Portfolio Holder Assistants and responsibilities be approved as set out in the table below, noting that these superseded previous appointments; and


Portfolio Holder Assistant


Identified Remit

Responsible Cabinet Member

Cllr Philip Benjamin

Planning and Regeneration

Cllr Marilyn Ashton

Cllr Nicola Blackman

Customer Experience

Cllr Stephen Greek



Cllr Jean Lammiman

Cllr Matthew Goodwin-Freeman

People (Children and Adult Services)

Cllr Hitesh Karia/Cllr Pritesh Patel

Cllr Nitesh Hirani

Business and Employment

Cllr Norman Stevenson

Cllr Kuha Kumaran


Cllr Stephen Greek

Cllr Vipin Mithani


Cllr Anjana Patel

Cllr Zak Wagman


Cllr David Ashton


(2)            the payment of Special Responsibility Allowance (SRA) to the Portfolio Holder Assistants be made with effect from 25 May 2023.


Reason for Decision:   To enable the support to Cabinet Members in terms of information provision and management, to contribute to and ensure an effective decision-making framework as part of the democratic process.


[No conflict of interests were declared or dispensations granted in relation to the above items.]

Publication date: 26/05/2023

Date of decision: 25/05/2023

Decided at meeting: 25/05/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 06/06/2023

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