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Executive post


Regeneration, Planning & Employment Portfolio Holder


To be responsible for the strategic direction of regeneration and the promotion of employment opportunities in the Borough including:


·         The development of local and regional plans;


·         Liaising with local and national government bodies and the business community;


·         Protecting Harrow’s built heritage and green spaces;


·         Ensuring the effective management of the Council’s property assets, with specific authority to acquire or dispose of land up to £250k (other than at less than best consideration); 


·         Ensuring good governance in the Council, including overseeing the Legal & Governance Services Directorate;


·         Overseeing the development of cultural activities in the Borough;


·         Ensuring residents have appropriate training and development opportunities and benefit from employment opportunities in the Borough.


(Note:  Full details of the Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, Planning & Employment’s responsibilities can be found in page Part 3A of the Council's Constitution).


The Regeneration, Planning & Employment Portfolio Holder is also the Deputy Leader of the Council.

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