Executive post

Leader's Portfolio


As Leader of the Council, Councillor Rodwell has overall responsibility for setting the strategic direction of the Council and for the political management of the Authority, including the delivery of agreed Council priorities and policies.


Councillor Rodwell leads on attracting inward investment, including the borough’s film studios and the three markets of London and external relations, including the Government, the Thames Estuary Growth Board, the Mayor of London, the Local Government Association, London Councils and Local London.


Councillor Rodwell is also responsible for promoting civic pride through events and initiatives including the Summer of Festivals and the borough’s flag-raising ceremonies.


Councillor Rodwell is also responsible for the Armed Services Covenant.

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