Lewisham Mayor Damien Egan names his squad

The Mayor of Lewisham, Damien Egan, has announced his Cabinet, following his re-election at last week’s local election.

Mayor Egan won the election with 39,966 votes (58.0 per cent). Labour held all 54 seats for local councillors.

Mayor Egan said: “I’m honoured to have been re-elected to serve as Mayor of Lewisham for another four years – alongside a fantastic team of councillors – and I’m excited about getting stuck in and delivering the ambitious manifesto I was elected on.

“I’m pleased to confirm my Cabinet, who will provide the talent, energy and challenge to press ahead and make a real difference to the lives of local people. Across the council, I’m proud that we have our most diverse group of councillors yet.”

The Mayor’s Cabinet team is:

  • Cllr Brenda Dacres – Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Housing Development and Planning
  • Cllr Chris Barnham – Children, Young People and Community Safety
  • Cllr Paul Bell – Health and Adult Social Care
  • Cllr Juliet Campbell – Communities, Refugees and Wellbeing
  • Cllr Sophie Davis – Housing Management and Homelessness
  • Cllr Amanda de Ryk – Finance and Strategy
  • Cllr Louise Krupski – Environment and Climate Action
  • Cllr Kim Powell – Businesses, Jobs and Skills
  • Cllr André Bourne – Culture and Leisure (job share)
  • Cllr James-J Walsh – Culture and Leisure (job share)

These appointments will be confirmed at the council’s AGM on May 25.

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