Cabinet Portfolios

Policy Portfolio - Councillor Kevin Buttery (Leader of the Council)

  • Better Services and Saving Money priority
  • Make recommendations to the Council on Budgets & Investment Programmes
  • Property, Land & Equipment
  • Corporate Governance
  • Democratic Engagement
  • Equality
  • Financial, Information & Legal Matters
  • Employee matters including health and safety
  • Communications & Consultation

Housing and Public Health Portfolio - Councillor Paul Hillier

  • More Homes Priority
  • New Homes Bonus
  • Assessment of all types of housing need within the Borough
  • Housing Strategy
  • Affordable Housing
  • Housing and Council Tax Benefits
  • Empty Homes
  • Housing Advice, Allocation and Requests
  • Homeless Persons
  • Harassment and Unlawful Eviction
  • Private sector housing standards including housing in multiple occupation
  • Housing adaptations for people with disabilities
  • Home Insulation and Fuel Poverty 
  • Active and Healthier Priority
  • Health Improvement
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Skin piercing
  • Food Safety
  • Pollution control and noise (including contaminated land issues)
  • Culture, Sport and Community Leisure
  • Control of animals

Community Safety Portfolio - Councillor Jane Orton

  • Community Safety (Chairman of the Community Safety Partnership)
  • Chairman of the Amber Valley Community Safety Partnership
  • Derbyshire Safer Communities Board
  • Police and Crime Panel Member
  • Community Cohesion
  • Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
  • Licensing
  • Fly posting, graffiti and abandoned vehicles
  • Emergency & Business Continuity Planning

Environment Portfolio - Councillor Chris Short

  • Clean streets and great parks priority
  • Car Parking
  • Markets & Fairs
  • Refuse collection & recycling
  • Highway cleaning
  • Winter maintenance
  • Parks, Cemeteries & Open Spaces
  • Trees & Nature Conservation
  • Neighbourhood Wardens

Regeneration Portfolio -  Councillor Trevor Ainsworth (Deputy Leader)

  • Market Towns that serve the need of local communities priority
  • Physical Regeneration and Investment Schemes
  • Redevelopment Proposals
  • Local Development Framework
  • Town Centre Master Planning
  • Tourism and Business Developments
  • Neighbourhood Planning
  • Development Management
  • Partnership Working and External Funding
  • Conservation in the Built Environment


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