A new line up of Wandsworth Council’s cabinet has been revealed.

The changes see two new members join council leader Ravi Govindia and his cabinet team.

Councillor Melanie Hampton takes on the adult social care and health portfolio, while Cllr Will Sweet is now in charge of education and children services.

They replace Cllr Guy Senior and Cllr Sarah McDermott who now have new roles.

Cllr Govindia said: “I would like to extend my sincere thanks and gratitude to the members of the cabinet who are stepping down from their current roles - Cllr Guy Senior and Cllr Sarah McDermott.

“Cllr Senior has been at the helm of the finance portfolio for eight years where he has done an exceptional job, including helping to transition to the shared staffing arrangement with Richmond Council which was a truly transformational piece of work.

“Cllr McDermott has provided stability and leadership to education and children’s services during a time of transition and change and has served the department with great commitment and diligence.”

The make up of the new cabinet is as follows:

  • Councillor Jonathan Cook - Deputy leader and cabinet member for economic development, skills and employment
  • Councillor Steffi Sutters – Cabinet member for community services & open spaces
  • Councillor Melanie Hampton – Cabinet member for adult social care and health
  • Councillor John Locker – Cabinet member for communications
  • Councillor Will Sweet – Cabinet member for education and children’s services
  • Councillor Rory O’Broin - Finance and Corporate Resources
  • Councillor Kim Caddy - Housing and Regeneration
  • Councillor Paul Ellis - Strategic Planning and Transportation