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Portfolio Holder Adult Social Care, Public Health and Protection

Hull Adult Social Care Portfolio Holder

The role of portfolio holders

Each portfolio is made up of a group of services which reflect the council's strategic objectives. Within their area of responsibility, the portfolio holder will:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the council's policies, budget, strategies and service delivery and to take the lead as necessary at Cabinet meetings on items within the portfolio
  • Take responsibility for a range of council services and functions which are delegated to the Cabinet
  • Make decisions on specific issues within the portfolio as permitted in the council's constitution
  • Be accountable to the Scrutiny Committee, the council and the local community for the portfolio
  • Act as spokespeople inside and outside the council
  • Liaise with relevant council officers
  • Have a clear understanding and knowledge of their portfolio

A picture of Councillor Linda Chambers a white middle aged woman with long blonde hair and wears glasses.

The Portfolio Holder for Hull's Adult Social Care, Public Health and Protection is Councillor Linda Chambers