Cabinet portfolios

The council's cabinet is made up of ten councillors and is accountable for decision-making within the council.

Each member of the cabinet has a portfolio of responsibility:

Councillor Shantanu Rajawat - Leader of the Council

  • Strategy, Policy, Communications, External Affairs, Performance Oversight and Risk

  • Financial Strategy

  • Capital Delivery and Treasury Management

  • Governance & Legal

  • Commissioning, contracts and Local Economy Digital and ICT

  • Lampton 360 Shareholder Interest

Councillor Katherine Dunne, Deputy Leader of the Council

Cabinet Member for Climate, Environment and Transport

  • Transport Strategy (including Active and Sustainable Travel)

  • Aviation Policy

  • Climate Emergency 

  • Net Zero Neighbourhoods

  • Environment Strategy and Policy (including air quality)

Councillor Lily Bath - Cabinet Member for Education, Children, Skills and Employment

  • Lead Member for Children’s Social Care (statutory)

  • Education and Schools

  • Learning

  • Skills

  • Employment Strategy and Services for residents

  • Young Persons Guarantee

Councillor Samia Chaudhary - Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Transformation

  • Adult Social Services (statutory)

  • Public Health

  • Health and Wellbeing 

  • Strategic Workforce (OD and HR)

  • Transformation (One Hounslow)

Councillor Shivraj Grewal - Cabinet Member for Communities, Equalities and Culture

  • Community engagement and consultation

  • Community Wealth Building and Financial Inclusion

  • Community and Voluntary Sector

  • Resident Participation

  • Equal Opportunities and Inclusion 

  • Libraries, Registration, Arts, Culture and Heritage

  • Community Solutions

  • Customer Services

Councillor Guy Lambert, Cabinet Member for Highways, Recycling and Health Integration

  • Highways

  • Street Cleaning

  • Waste and Recycling Operations

  • Environmental Operations, Performance and Quality

  • Deputy Lampton 360 Shareholder Interest (to attend Lampton Group Board)

  • Health Integration ICB and ICP

Councillor Salman Shaheen, Cabinet Member for Recreation, Public Spaces and Parking

  • Parking

  • Parks (Including Greenspace 360 Operations)

  • Cemeteries

  • Allotments

  • Public Space Management and Enforcement

  • Leisure and Active Hounslow (Including Lampton Leisure Operations)

  • Food Policy

Councillor Tom Bruce, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Development

  • Planning Policy and Strategy

  • Housing Development and Council Housing Building Programme

  • Inclusive Economic Development

  • Regeneration

  • Estate Renewal and Regeneration

  • Property and Corporate Assets (including investment portfolio)

  • Migration and Asylum

Councillor Ajmer Grewal, Cabinet Member for Safety and Regulatory Services

  • Community Safety

  • Domestic Violence

  • Violence Against Women and Girls


  • Neighbourhood Safety and Partnerships

  • Regulatory Services

  • Criminal Justice System 

Councillor Sue Sampson,  Cabinet Member for Housing Management and Homelessness

  • Housing Strategy
  • Housing Management
  • Housing Repairs and maintenance (including COALO Operations and Quality)
  • Estate Pride
  • Homelessness and Prevention Services
  • (Single Front Door – Prevention – linked to community solutions)


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