Newham

Cabinet and Mayoral advisers

The Mayor appoints elected councillors to the cabinet and mayoral advisors to help him make decisions.

Cabinet

Councillor name ​Portfolio
Councillor Ken Clark ​Deputy Mayor (Statutory) - Strategic Delivery and Cabinet Member for Community Neighbourhoods, Regeneration and Planning and Public Affairs
Councillor Lester Hudson ​Deputy Mayor - Resources and Cabinet Member for Finance
Councillor David Christie ​Cabinet Member for Strategic Policy
Councillor Frances Clarke Cabinet Member for Financial Inclusion and Health Promotion
Councillor Forhad Hussain Cabinet Member for Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour, Sports and Leisure, and Deputy Cabinet Member for Community Neighbourhoods
Councillor Quintin Peppiatt Cabinet Member for Children and Young People
Councillor Lakmini Shah ​Cabinet Member for Work & Skills and Domestic Violence Prevention
Councillor Tahmina Rahman Cabinet Member for Equalities  and Mayoral Advisor - New Media and Finance
Councillor Clive Furness Mayoral Advisor - Adults & Health


 


Delivery Lead Councillors

​Councillor name ​Portfolio
​Councillor Ayesha Chowdhury Mayoral Advisor - Neighbourhoods Support
Councillor Canon Ann Easter Mayoral Advisor - Neighbourhoods Support
Councillor Patrick Murphy ​Mayoral Advisor - Environment
Councillor Terry Paul
Mayoral Advisor - Housing
 
 

Resources Lead Councillors

​Councillor name ​Portfolio
Councillor Andrew Baikie ​Mayoral Advisor - Place Commissioning
​Councillor Ian Corbett ​Mayoral Advisor - Commercial Property
​Councillor Richard Crawford ​Mayoral Advisor - People Commissioning
 
 

Community Lead councillors

​Councillor name Portfolio​
Councillor Hanif Abdulmuhit Mayoral Advisor – Community Neighbourhoods Lead Councillor (and Adult Care)
Councillor Idris Ibrahim Mayoral Advisor – Community Neighbourhoods Lead Councillor (and Mental Health)
Councillor Masihullah Patel Mayoral Advisor – Community Neighbourhoods Lead Councillor (and Regeneration)
Councillor Salim Patel
Mayoral Advisor – Community Neighbourhoods Lead Councillor (and Children & Early Years)
 
 

Civic

​Councillor name ​Portfolio
Councillor Joy Laguda ​Chair of Council and Civic Lead
 

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