The Former Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Planning and Transportation from May 2009 to July, 2010.
Purpose of committee
The Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Planning and Transportation is responsible for all aspects of planning, transportation, asset management and economic development policy (including tourism) services and delivery, including liaison on a city-region/sub-regional basis with other authorities.
Responsible for the Rotherham Renaissance programme and plan and for all business development initiatives undertaken by the Council or in association with other key agencies such as Yorkshire Forward and the HCA (in liaison with the Cabinet Member for Housing and Neighbourhoods).
Responsible for developing and championing the Council’s policies on sustainability and sustainable development.
Responsible politically for performance outcomes in all these themes under the CAA framework and relevant inspection regimes.
Responsible for taking the lead on matters relating to the Integrated Transport Authority.
- Councillor Gerald Smith (Chair)