Executive post

Cabinet Member - Jobs and the Local Economy


This portfolio has overall responsibility for securing jobs and investment in economic recovery as well as strategic responsibility for planning.


·       All matters relating to Planning (including the Local Plan) and Building 

·       Regulations

·       Responsibility for Licensing Policy

·       Economic Development and Regeneration Strategy and Services

·       Business centres

·       The development and co-ordination of partnership strategies for Lifelong

·       Learning, Skills and Employment

·       Member of the Rotherham Together Partnership Economic Growth Board

·       The development and Implementation of Economic Growth Regeneration

·       projects including Inward Investment and Business Growth

·       Membership of relevant Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority

·       Boards with regards to Business Growth and Skills.

·       Climate Change Emergency Action Plan

·       To lead on the delivery of the Towns and Villages Fund

·       Major town centre projects and development (including Town Centre Events)

·       Asset Management

·       Advising on the Council’s bidding prospectus relating to

·       economic and business growth schemes into City Region and national funding opportunities

·       External Affairs relating to business growth and inward investment

·       All matters relating to car parking (including enforcement, parking appeals,

·       parking permits and Blue Badge Scheme

·       Untaxed and Abandoned vehicle removal

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