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Executive Councillor for Transport and Community Safety


The portfolio is scrutinised by the Environment and Community Scrutiny Committee, plus the Planning and Transport Committee. The portfolio covers the following:


Plans, policies and strategies

The development, implementation and monitoring of the Council’s plans, policies and strategies relating to:

·  Lead on City Council contribution to transport projects impacting on Cambridge

·  Public Transport and congestion plans including bus services and bus shelters, and role of rail and Metro proposals

·  County Council roads, pavements and cycle route issues including maintenance and road safety


Functions and Services

The exercise of the Council’s functions and the delivery of services including;

·  Schemes to provide better travel facilities for people with disabilities

·  Cycling including secure cycle parking

·  Parking and off-street parking, working with the County Council to improve the integrated management of parking and policy

·  Council lead on Cambridge Joint Area Committee

·  GCP Assembly Member

·  Member for the Council of the Combined Authority Transport Committee

·  Work with the County Council on street lighting


Lead on Community Safety and Policing

·  Council representative on the Community Safety Partnership and city policing priority setting.

·  Responsibility for the CCTV system.

·  Work and regular meetings with Cambridge police, the Police and Crime Commissioner.

·  Working with Lead Councillor on Community Safety who is expected to be the Council’s representative on the Police and Crime Panel.


Progressing the objectives set out in this section by:

·  Direct provision.

·  Grant aid or other assistance to voluntary bodies and external organisations.

·  Partnership delivery.


The relevant exercise of compulsory purchase powers.


More Information


·  Executive posts and links to their details

·  The Executive Committee