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:


Cabinet and Portfolios May 2024

Leader’s Portfolio-Strategy, Resources and External Affairs

Councillor Shantanu Rajawat

  • 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
  • Resilience 
  • Lampton 360 Shareholder Interest
  • Workforce


Cabinet Member for Assets, Regeneration and Development

Councillor Tom Bruce (Deputy Leader)

  • 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)


Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Health Integration

Councillor Lily Bath

  • Adult Social Services (statutory)
  • Public Health
  • Health and Wellbeing 
  • Health Integration. ICB & ICP
  • Migration and Asylum


Cabinet Member for Education, Children, Skills and Employment

Councillor Samia Chaudhary

  • Lead Member for Children’s Social Care (statutory)
  • Education and Schools
  • Learning
  • Skills
  • Employment Strategy and Services for residents
  • Young Persons Guarantee


Cabinet Member for Climate, Environment and Transport

Councillor Katherine Dunne

  • Transport Strategy (including Active and Sustainable Travel)
  • Aviation Policy
  • Climate Emergency 
  • Net Zero Neighbourhoods
  • Environment Strategy and Policy (including air quality)
  • Road Safety and Vision Zero


Cabinet Member for Residents Support, Communities and Equalities

Councillor Ajmer Grewal

  • Community engagement and consultation
  • Community Wealth Building and Financial Inclusion
  • Community and Voluntary Sector
  • Resident Participation
  • Equal Opportunities and Inclusion 
  • Community Solutions
  • Food Policy


Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, Recycling and Transformation

Councillor Shivraj Grewal

  • Highways
  • Street Cleaning
  • Waste and Recycling Operations
  • Environmental Operations, Performance and Quality
  • Customer Services
  • Transformation (One Hounslow)
  • Parking


Cabinet Member for Housing Management and Homelessness

Councillor Sue Sampson

  • 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)

Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Public Spaces

Councillor Salman Shaheen

  • Libraries, Registration, Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • Parks (Including Greenspace 360 Operations)
  • Cemeteries
  • Allotments
  • Public Space Management
  • Leisure and Active Hounslow (Including Lampton Leisure Operations)


Cabinet Member for Public Safety, Regulatory Services and Enforcement

Councillor Raghwinder Siddhu

  • Community Safety
  • Domestic Violence
  • Violence Against Women and Girls
  • Prevent & Protect UK
  • Community Cohesion
  • Neighbourhood Safety and Partnerships
  • Regulatory Services
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Enforcement Strategy








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