The new Leader of Liverpool City Council, Cllr Liam Robinson, has announced who will sit in his Cabinet.
Councillor Liam Robinson made the announcement at last night’s Annual Council Meeting after the Labour group won a large majority in May’s local elections.
Cllr Ruth Bennett has been appointed Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Resources and Transformation.
Cllr Dan Barrington is making an immediate return to Cabinet, in the role of Cabinet Member for Transport and Connectivity. Cllr Barrington will also become Deputy Leader.
Other appointees include:
All appointments were ratified Liverpool City Council’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, 17 May at Liverpool Town Hall.
Cllr Robinson, who will lead on the council’s Climate Change and Net Zero policies, said the key priorities for his Cabinet will be to:
Cllr Robinson pledged he and his cabinet “would work morning, noon and night to deliver the very best services for the people of Liverpool.
“There is a huge amount of work to do, not least to complete the Council’s improvement journey, and we are fully prepared for the task at hand.”
Full Council also approved the appointment of Cllr Mary Rasmussen as the new Lord Mayor, with Cllr Richard Kemp appointed Deputy Lord Mayor.