Accessible Housing and Resources Cabinet Portfolio

Last updated: 10 August 2022


Portfolio Holder: Councillor John Chilver

Deputy Portfolio Holders: Councillor Tim Butcher

As well as Accessible Housing and Resources, the Cabinet Portfolio spans the directorates:

  • Planning, Growth and Sustainability
  • Deputy Chief Executive's service

The below services sit in the Accessible Housing and Resources service.

Property and Assets

Property and Assets comprises a number of service areas that include:

  • delivery of Accessible Housing
  • property transformation and regeneration projects
  • major projects
  • development
  • capital programmes delivery of schools programme
  • oversight of our companies
  • management of the agricultural estate
  • strategic asset management
  • investment
  • health & safety
  • Soft facilities management
  • planned and reactive maintenance

Finance services

Finance comprises of:

  • finance strategy (including medium term financial plans)
  • financial reporting, including financial accounts and other statutory returns
  • financial systems
  • strategic procurement and supplier relationship management
  • pensions administration and investments
  • treasury management
  • supporting directorates and portfolios are finance business partnering
  • budget monitoring and financial support for major projects
  • supporting operational and customer facing activities
  • revenues and benefits
  • direct payments
  • financial assessments for Adult Social Care
  • schools finance support

Business Operations

Business Operations comprises of:

  • Customer Service Centre
  • Customer Experience Improvement – Customer First, Business Support, Resilience, Business Development

Human Resources and Organisation Development (HR & OD)

HR & OD comprises of Human Resource (HR) Services including:

  • Payroll
  • Human Resource Operations
  • Resourcing
  • Safeguarding
  • Organisational Development
  • Learning & Development
  • HR Policy & Reward
  • HR Consultancy
  • HR Systems

Information Technology (IT) Services

IT Services comprises of:

  • IT Strategy
  • IT Budget
  • IT Strategic Partnerships
  • IT Customer Delivery
  • IT Security
  • IT Projects and Governance
  • IT Infrastructure & Platforms
  • Council IT Applications