Cumberland Council Executive Members

Cumberland Council's Executive Members and their responsibilities

Portfolio Holder Responsibilities
Cllr Mark Fryer - Leader of the Council
  • Strategic Overview and Medium Term Financial Plan
  • Key External Relations
  • Communications
  • Economy
  • Nuclear
Cllr Lisa Brown - Statutory Deputy Leader and Adults and Community Health
  • Adult Social Care including residential and home care, supported living, day services and respite care 
  • Health and Social Care Integration 
  • Public Health and Communities
  • Refugees and Asylum Seekers 
  • Right to Food
  • Devolution 
Cllr Emma Williamson - Non-Statutory Deputy Leader and Children’s and Family Support (Statutory Lead Member for Children`s Services) 
  • Children’s Social Care 
  • Family Support 
  • Early Help and Partnerships 
  • Housing 
  • Care Experienced
  • Youth Offending 
  • Domestic Abuse
Cllr Elaine Lynch - Lifelong Learning and Development
  • Schools including access to education, inclusion of children with SEND, post-16 education
  • Early Years 
  • Mental Health Support 
  • Adult and Community Learning 
  • Apprenticeships and Work Experience 
  • Member and workforce training and development
Cllr Denise Rollo - Sustainable, Resilient and Connected Places
  • Highways and transport
  • Emergency Planning
  • Waste
  • Flood and Coastal Risk
  • Street Scene and Environmental Improvements
Cllr Chris Southward - Digital Connectivity and Customer Focus
  • Customer Service including front door and service centre 
  • Revenues and Benefits
  • ICT and Digital Transformation
  • Data Security
  • Information Governance
  • Health and Safety
Cllr Anne Quilter - Vibrant and Healthy Places
  • Libraries and Archives
  • Leisure Services, Leisure Centres and Community Centres
  • Culture, Arts, Heritage and Museums
  • Parks and Green Spaces
  • Festivals and Events
  • Place, Destination Management and Tourism
  • Coroners and Registrars
  • Cemeteries and Crematoria
Cllr Markus Campbell-Savours - Governance and Transformation
  • Legal and Governance 
  • Commissioning and Procurement 
  • Human Resources 
  • Audit and Risk
  • Project Management Office
Cllr Barbara Cannon - Financial Planning and Assets
  • Accounts and Financial Planning 
  • Treasury Management
  • Assets including car parks and all fees and charges
Cllr Bob Kelly - Cumberland Policy and Regulatory Services
  • Strategic Policy and Performance
  • Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environment including verges
  • Regulatory Services including planning, licensing, trading standards and environmental health