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Information about Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Transport (Cttee)


Councillor Malcolm Greer


To take the lead within the Cabinet for ensuring that the Council delivers its strategic objective for Maidstone to have a growing economy with a range of employment and business opportunities including a transport network that supports the economy.  Specific responsibility for:-


Strategic Planning

·  Economic Development Strategy

·  Regeneration Statement

·  Leisure and Culture Strategy in collaboration with the Cabinet Member for Community and Leisure Services

·  Transport Strategy

Performance Management

·  Economic Development

·  Visitor Economy

·  Development Management

·  Building Control

·  Park and Ride service

·  Local (District) Highways functions

·  Capital projects and programmes relevant to the portfolio

Climate Change and Sustainability

·  Oversee the Council’s contribution to securing sustainable construction with respect to development in the borough

External Affairs and Partnerships

·  Foster close links with the business community and develop partnerships

·  Foster close links with skills and education providers

·  Responsibility for relationships with funders