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FOI 7506

Council Staff and Responsibilities


Please provide me with the names and job titles of the councils senior management team, as well as a breakdown of the council departments each is responsible for.

Please also provide the total no of councillors and total no of employees and name of the Chief Executive.


Managing Director: Alison Crowe
Director of Strategy and Corporate Services: Jo-Anne Ireland
Senior Managers:
Ashley Culverwell – Head of Environmental Health & Licensing
Responsibilities include:
Food Safety
Infectious Diseases
Animal Health
Health and wellbeing issues
Environmental issues
Environmental Health Duties (general)
Private Sector Housing
Pollution Control
Health and Safety
Town Centre Management Activities
Community Services
Parish Council Liaison
Localism initiatives
Partnership management
Grant funding
Crime and Disorder Strategy
Highways – localised highways issues

Roy Ormsby – Head of Street Scene
Responsibilities include:
Fleet & Depot Management
Trade Waste
Parks, open spaces, countryside & burial services
Waste collection
Street Cleansing
Grounds Maintenance

Paul Knight – Head of Business Transformation
Responsibilities include:
Transformation Agenda
Customer Contact Centre
Entrepreneurial Initiatives

Jennifer Candler – Head of Planning
Responsibilities include:
Building Control
Planning Development Control
Planning Enforcement
Listed Buildings
Conservation Areas
Gypsy & Traveller planning
Planning policy: Local Development Plan
Economic Development Activities
Land Charges
Geographical Information System

Malcolm Knights – Head of Housing
Responsibilities include:
Repairs and Maintenance of council dwellings
Housing Advice
Housing Management: including rent collection & arrears
Homelessness & allocations
Sheltered Housing

Alison Stuart/Fiona Taylor – Interim Head of Legal
Responsibilities include:
Electoral services
Governance and Democratic services
Corporate Support
Design and Print

Total number of Councillors: 37
Total number of employees: 319 Head Count as of 31/10/13.