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Executive council members

City of York Council's Executive is made up of 7 portfolios:

View the Executive Committee details, including membership information, details of meeting and agendas, and contact details.


City of York Councillor, Claire Douglas.

Leader of the Council and Executive Member for Policy, Strategy and Partnerships

Councillor Claire Douglas, with responsibilities for:

  • Policy, Strategy and Partnerships
  • Communications and Media
  • Legal, Democratic and Civic Support
  • Regional and National Matters
  • Emergency Planning
  • Armed Forces Covenant

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City Of York councillor, Peter Kilbane.

Deputy Leader of the Council and Executive Member for Economy and Transport

Councillor Peter Kilbane, with responsibilities for:

  • Economic Development and Strategy
  • Regeneration
  • Tourism
  • High Streets
  • Business Friendly Council and Business Support
  • Skills Development and Apprenticeships
  • Civil Engineering and Highways
  • Cycling Infrastructure
  • Parking Services and Parking Strategy
  • Transport Strategy
  • Travel Planning
  • Highways Strategy
  • Taxi Licensing (in conjunction with Chair of Licensing)
  • Street Lighting
  • Digital Infrastructure
  • Local, Regional and National Transport Infrastructure
  • Fleet Management

See more information about Cllr Kilbane.

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City Of York councillor, Katie Lomas.

Executive Member for Finance, Performance, Major Projects, Human Rights, Equality and Inclusion

Councillor Katie Lomas, with responsibilities for:

  • Customer Services
  • Bereavement and Registrar
  • Human Resources and Payroll
  • Human Rights, Equalities and Inclusion
  • ICT
  • Information Management
  • Financial Management and Strategy
  • Investment and Commercialisation
  • Financial Procedures and Risk Management
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Performance and Business Assurance
  • Procurement Services and Commissioning
  • Fraud
  • Asset Management
  • Operational Accommodation
  • Facilities Management
  • Health and Safety Operational Standards
  • Major Project delivery - Finance and Programme management

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City Of York councillor, Michael Pavlovic.

Executive Member for Housing, Planning and Safer Communities

Councillor Michael Pavlovic, with responsibilities for:

  • Community Consultation and Engagement
  • Ward Committees
  • Community Centres
  • Volunteering
  • Parish Council Liason
  • Planing Policy, Conservation and Urban Design
  • Neighbourhood Planning
  • Planning and Development Management
  • Building Control
  • Housing
  • Tenant Engagement
  • Homelessness
  • Community Safety and Safer Neighbourhoods
  • Safer York Partnership
  • Police liaison
  • Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Community Cohesion
  • Prevent

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City Of York councillor, Bob Webb.

Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education

Councillor Bob Webb with responsibilities for:

  • Children’s Social Care
  • School Improvement and Organisation
  • Children and Families
  • Early Intervention and Local Area Teams
  • Youth Support Services
  • School Place Planning
  • Children’s Safeguarding
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Children’s Centres and Early Years
  • Youth Offending
  • Poverty

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City Of York councillor, Jo Coles

Executive Member for Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care

Councillor Jo Coles, with responsibilities for:

  • Leisure and Sport
  • Arts, Music, Culture and Heritage
  • Libraries
  • Adult Education and Lifelong Learning
  • Health and Social Care Integration
  • Public Health and Health Inequalities
  • Substance Misuse
  • Mental Health Services
  • Domestic Violence
  • Services for Carers
  • Adult Social Care and Safeguarding
  • Local Area Co-ordination
  • Assessment and Personalisation
  • Residential, Home and Respite Care
  • Older People
  • Learning Disabilities

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City Of York councillor, Jenny KentCity Of York councillor, Kate Ravilious

Executive Members for Environment and Climate Emergency

Councillor Jenny Kent and Councillor Kate Ravilious (job share), with responsibilities for:

  • Flood Protection
  • Community Environment
  • Waste Management and Recycling
  • Street Environment
  • Environment Strategy
  • Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity
  • Air Quality
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Energy Transition and Energy Security
  • Parks and Open Spaces
  • Licensing Policy (in conjunction with Chair of Licensing)
  • Regulatory Enforcement
  • Health and Safety Enforcement
  • Public Protection and Trading Standards
  • Environmental Health and Food Hygiene

See more information about Cllr Kent.

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Other members of the council

Get information about your local councillors and the committee structure of City of York Council.

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Elected representatives

In addition to the council's Executive, other councillors in wards and parishes and your MP, can help you; contact other elected representatives working to support the City of York.

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