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Cabinet Member for Improving Camden’s Environment (Camden Council)

Councillor Adam Harrison (Lab). The role is:

Summary

Leading on cleaner air, greener streets, promoting sustainability, increasing recycling and making our communities accessible for all (including parks, recycling, waste services, transport, sustainability esp. air pollution, cycling & walking).

Detail

To take responsibility for delivery of the aspects of Our Camden Plan that relate to the portfolio functions outlined below and in particular the following: 

  • seeking to improve air quality
  • seeking to reduce carbon emissions in the borough, lowering emissions from our own estate and operations, and working with others to achieve this goal
  • decreasing the amount of waste produced in the borough by providing the infrastructure, information, and incentives for people and businesses to reduce their waste and recycle as much as possible of the waste that they do produce
  • seeking to increase green space and ensure that green spaces, streets, housing estates, and other public spaces are clean, attractive and safe, and that residents, visitors and businesses are actively involved in contributing to this.

To have responsibility for the overall policy and strategic direction of the Council with regards to sustainability, including issues around education and communication of its policy to the Borough.

To be responsible for transport policy, street maintenance, the public realm and improvements projects and programmes.

To have corporate oversight of cross cutting Community Investment Programme issues related to sustainability.

To lead on cleaner air, greener streets, promoting sustainability, increasing recycling & making our communities accessible for all (including parks, recycling, waste services, transport, sustainability esp. air pollution, cycling & walking)

To have responsibility for policy and strategic direction around Parks.

To be responsible for the areas of environmental services including recycling, waste management, street cleansing and public conveniences.

To be one of the Council’s representatives on the North London Waste Authority.

To be responsible for the health and safety issues that fall within the remit of this portfolio.

To act as the Council’s representative on the London Councils Transport and Environment Committee (TEC).

To be responsible for the aspects of the council’s response to HS2 and Euston Station that fall within these portfolio responsibilities.

Contact details

Contact Name
Olivia Mensah
Contact Position
Head of Member Support
Telephone
020 7974 6409
E-mail
adam.harrison@camden.gov.uk
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/democracy 
Alternative Contact
olivia.mensah@camden.gov.uk

Address

Address
c/o Member Support
Camden Town Hall
Judd Street
London
Postcode
WC1H 9JE

Further details

Parent Body
Camden Council Corporate Services Directorate
Last checked date
29/10/2018
Record ID
21045
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