Cornwall Council revised Cabinet roles

Posted on: 5th December 2014

Cornwall Council revised Cabinet roles as Joyce Duffin joins the Cabinet.

Cabinet Member Portfolio PAC Chair
John Pollard Leader of the Council and Reputation & Performance Malcolm Moyle
Jeremy Rowe Deputy Leader & Localism Carolyn Rule
Bert Biscoe Transport Roy Taylor
Geoff Brown Communities Des Curnow
Joyce Duffin Housing and Environment Armand Toms
Julian German Economy and Culture Tim Dwelly
Edwina Hannaford Planning Dick Cole
Jim McKenna Adult Care Simon Rix
Adam Paynter Resources Rob Rotchell
Andrew Wallis Young People Vacancy

The next table shows how the jobs have all changed.

Portfolio Responsibilities Member
Leader of the CouncilReputation & Performance


  • Strategy
  • Reputation and Performance
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Corporate Safeguarding
  • People and Organisational Development
  • Communications
John Pollard
Deputy LeaderLocalism


  • Devolution
  • Property
  • Member Development
  • Community Networks
  • Localism
  • Parish and Town Council relations
Jeremy Rowe
  • Highways
  • Transport Strategy
  • Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry
  • Travel Plan
  • Parking Management
  • Maritime Services
Bert Biscoe
  • Customer Services (Shared Services)
  • Fire and Rescue Service
  • Public Health and Protection (Environmental Health, Trading Standards, Animal Welfare, Coroners and Licensing)
  • Gypsies and Travellers
  • Community Safety
  • Police and Crime Commissioner
Geoff Brown
Housing and Environment 
  • Waste
  • Housing
  • Natural Environment (Delivery)
  • Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Mount Edgcumbe Joint Committee
  • Clean Cornwall
  • Cornwall in Bloom
  • Bereavement Services
  • Leisure
  • Archaeology
Joyce Duffin
Economy and Culture 
  • Economic Development
  • Tourism
  • Culture and Museums
  • World Heritage Site
  • Green Cornwall
  • Enterprise Zones
  • Economic Strategy
Julian German
  • Planning (place shaping, Local Plan, Neighbourhood Planning)
  • Planning Communications
  • Environment Strategy
  • Environment Growth Strategy
  • Planning Enforcement
  • Building Control
  • County Farms
Edwina Hannaford
Adult Care 
  • Adult Learning Disabilities
  • Older People
  • Adults with Physical Disabilities
  • Adults and Older People Mental Health
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Safeguarding Adults
Jim Mckenna
  • Finance
  • Council Business Plan
  • Legal and Democratic Services
  • Information Technology and ERP
  • Procurement, Contract Management and Commissioning
  • Newquay Airport
  • BT Cornwall
  • ASD Companies (Strategy & Control)
Adam Paynter
Young People 
  • Education and Schools
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Family Services
  • Integrated Youth Services
  • Individual Needs and Disability Services
  • Carers Board
  • Adult Education
  • Careers Support
Andrew Wallis

As a result all committees have been suspended whilst Councillors are re-allocated to them.