Executive post

Housing and Innovation Portfolio Holder


The development and implementation of the Council Plan.


The Council Plan objectives in relation to improved customer engagement and communication.


Implementing of the Local Plan housing objectives.


Working in partnership to improve the standard, availability and affordability of housing in the District to meet local needs, championing these issues at national, regional and sub-regional level.


Looking at innovative ways of working.


To support the Leader of the Council and to deputise in his/her absence.


Policies, Plans and Strategies


·         Council Plan

·         Local Plan (including Development Management Policies)

·         Housing Strategy and Policy (including Choice Based Lettings Allocation Policy)

·         IT/Information/E Government Strategy


Key Areas


·         Council Planning

·         Customer Connect Programme (Strategy)

·         Development Management and Building Control

·         Housing Options and Homelessness Prevention

·         IT Services

·         Strategic Housing and delivery (including Housing Enabling and Housing Grants)

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