Executive post

Promoting South Lakeland and Innovation Portfolio Holder


Working with partners and stakeholders in the public, private and voluntary sector, at national, regional and sub-regional level. To act as an ambassador and advocate for the Communities of South Lakeland.


To represent the Council on local, Regional, National and other strategic partnerships as appropriate.


Oversight and development of the Council Plan priorities in collaboration with Portfolio Holders and based on community need.


Leading on the Councils Public Service Reform agenda.


Leading on Devolution, Local Government Reform and working with Barrow Borough on all aspects of “ The Bay”, this requires co-operation on economic development, infrastructure, housing and employment growth as well as skills and knowledge.


To lead on community engagement.

Policies, Plans and Strategies

·        Communications Strategy

·        Council Plan

·        IT/Information/E Government Strategy

·        Performance Management


Key Areas

·        Community strategy/area planning/development of recovery group

·        Local and Cumbria Wide Strategic Partnerships

·        Media and Communications

·        Performance Management

·        Relationships with Government Departments, and other relevant authorities at a sub-regional, regional.

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