Cabinet

The cabinet has nine members members, including councillor Bell, the leader of the council, and councillor Johnson, deputy leader.  Each member has a specific area of responsibility (also known as a portfolio) and is accountable for the council's everyday decision-making process.

The role and responsibility of a cabinet member include:

  • initiating policy
  • making decisions and implementing council policies within their portfolio
  • acting as spokesperson for the council on services and functions within their portfolio
  • being a member of cabinet and sharing the collective responsibility for decisions taken by the cabinet
  • developing partnership working with other organisations in the borough

Cabinet members and a brief overview of their portfolio areas:

  • Councillor Bell - Leader of the council (policy overview, regeneration and transport portfolio). Other specific responsibilities include policy overview, community development, economic development, neighbourhood governance, regeneration strategy, property and estates, air quality, land charges,civil protection, member development, elections, tourism, Gunnersbury Park, public toilets, Pitzhanger Manor, Local Area Agreement, transport strategy and policy, Transport for London relations and LIP funding, active travel, chair of Future Ealing Board, digital borough, marketing and communications, all executive functions not allocated to any other portfolio,
  • Councillor Johnson - Schools and children's services and deputy leader includes: Fostering and adoption, child protection, children’s homes, home/ school transport, looked after children, nursery education and child care, play service, post 16 education, primary and secondary education, school library service, special educational needs, youth service, Ealing Learning Partnership, youth offending, major projects oversight, Future Ealing Board member
  • Councillor Mahfouz - Finance and leisure includes: Budget, capital resources, councillors' allowances, income, investment and external funding, central government grants, performance management, risk management, ICT and facilities management, property and asset management, strategic procurement, human resources, internal training and skills, employee relations, legal services, sport and leisure centres, sports development / Active Ealing, Ealing festivals, Future Ealing Board member (commercialisation)
  • Councillor J Anand - Business and community services includes: Adult education, benefits, apprenticeships, skills, employment, welfare reform, financial inclusion, pre-employment programmes, economic resilience, job clubs and brokerage, customer services (receptions and telephony), complaints, volunteering and community sector (including corporate voluntary sector grants), halls and community centres, registrars, libraries, heritage, arts and museums, digital customer, Future Ealing Board member (Thriving Neighbourhoods)
  • Councillor Rai - Health and adult services includes: Health improvement and health protection, commissioning adult social care, assessment and care services for older people and adults with needs arising from disabilities and mental health, accommodation and day activities, promoting independence, safeguarding adults, supporting people, disability facilities grants, handyperson scheme and other grants, Future Ealing Board member
  • Councillor Mason - Housing, planning and transformation includes: Housing allocations, temporary accommodation, housing advice, sheltered housing, homelessness, housing management, estates regeneration and new supply, Local Development Framework, building and development control, Broadway Living, housing strategy and policy, private sector supply and leasing, leaseholder services, vice-chair of Future Ealing Board, Manifesto delivery
  • Councillor Camadoo - Community safety and inclusion includes: Community safety (including anti-social behaviour, drugs action, and crime prevention) includes: police liaison (including safer neighbourhood teams and PCSOs), emergency services, CCTV, community cohesion, disabilities, equality and diversity, refugees and asylum seekers, regulatory services (environmental health, trading standards, licensing, and community health and safety), digital council and digital strategy, Future Ealing Board member (digital)
  • Councillor Sabiers - Environment and highways includes: Recycling, refuse, plastics, waste disposal includes: street cleansing, street lighting, environmental enforcement, roads and footways, waterways, canal paths and bridleways, road safety, traffic and congestion, parking and enforcement, highways, controlled parking zones, trees, parks and countryside, Future Ealing Board member
  • Councillor Gordon - Chief Whip (ex officio)