Cabinet member for Community Services and Public Engagement

Cabinet member for Community Services and Public Engagement

Cllr Irim Ali

Irim is a Solicitor practising in Property and Immigration Law.

She has worked in the voluntary sector as an anti-trafficking advocate providing support to victims of human trafficking, and previously as a development manager for a regional charity.

In her role as Cabinet member for Community Services and Public Engagement Irim is responsible for promoting good community relations, tackling discrimination and celebrating diversity

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Responsibilities

The role of Cabinet member for Community Services and Public Engagement includes:

  • Neighbourhood Facilities
    - Libraries
    - Leisure Services, sports and physical activity
    - Cemeteries and Crematoria
    - Community Hubs
    - Parks
     
  • Customer Services and Registrars
     
  • Community buildings, assets and asset transfers
     
  • Neighbourhood devolution and Parish Councils
    - Ward governance and budgets
     
  • Public and Community Engagement
    - Let’s Talk Newcastle
    - Voluntary and Community Sector liaison
    - Students Forum
    - Other city-based forums
     
  • Development and delivery of the council’s Equalities Framework
     
  • Leading on embedding WHO Healthy City principles in council activities
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