Lambeth: New Council cabinet proposed

23 May 2022

Written by: Lambeth Council

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The new Cabinet that will lead Lambeth council following the local elections has been outlined in a report that will be considered at the Annual Council meeting on May 25. Council leader elect Cllr Claire Holland will present the new Cabinet proposals at the meeting following her selection as leader by the council’s Labour group.

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Lambeth: New Council cabinet proposed

The proposal features nine new Cabinet posts and four new Deputy Cabinet posts and follow the elections on May 5 when 63 councillors were elected across 25 new wards. Labour had 58 councillors elected giving them control of the council and power to form a new administration.

All 63 councillors will vote on adopting the proposals at meeting which will start at 7pm.

Cllr Holland, Lambeth’s leader elect, said: “I’m very proud that Lambeth residents put their trust in Labour at the elections with an increased mandate – and now we are putting together the team to deliver our commitments to them.

“This is the most diverse Cabinet we have ever had and I’m proud that it really represents the borough we all love. This new Cabinet is focused on delivering for the people of Lambeth, addressing crucial issues including the cost of living crisis, our ambitious goals to tackle the climate crisis and reducing inequality.

“This administration will be on the side of Lambeth residents in tackling these challenges and our new Cabinet will lead on that.

“In particular, we have put in place roles with specific focus on tackling the cost of living crisis, making Lambeth more equal and strengthening our communities – alongside my continued focus on leading Lambeth’s efforts to tackle the climate crisis.

“I believe this Cabinet will put the council on a strong footing to address these challenges, with portfolios designed to work alongside our residents, voluntary sector, our public sector partners and businesses to achieve our shared goals.”

The full proposal is as follows:


  • Cllr Claire Holland, Leader of the Council
  • Cllr Jacqui Dyer, Deputy Leader for Inclusive Economy and Equalities
  • Cllr Danny Adilypour, Deputy Leader for Sustainable Growth and New Homes
  • Cllr Rezina Chowdhury, Cabinet Member for Sustainable Lambeth and Clean Air
  • Cllr Ben Kind, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People
  • Cllr Donatus Anyanwu, Cabinet Member for Stronger Communities
  • Cllr Jim Dickson and Cllr Marcia Cameron, Cabinet Member for Healthier Communities
  • Cllr Maria Kay, Cabinet Member for Better Homes and Reducing Homelessness
  • Cllr David Amos, Cabinet Member for Finance and Cost of Living
  • Cllr Mahamed Hashi, Cabinet Member for Safer Communities

Deputy Cabinet Members

  • Cllr Irfan Mohammed, Deputy Cabinet Member for Businesses
  • Cllr Marianna Masters, Deputy Cabinet Member for Children and Young People
  • Cllr Nanda Manley-Browne, Deputy Cabinet Member for Finance and Cost of Living
  • Cllr Tim Windle, Deputy Cabinet Member for Housing and Neighbourhoods