The Cabinet

The Cabinet provides political leadership and strategic direction for the council, both within individual portfolio responsibilities and as part of their corporate responsibilities.
The Cabinet is made up of the Leader of the Council and other senior councillors (Cabinet members). Cabinet members are each democratically accountable to the public and are the public face of the council. As such they act as ambassadors for the council's work in improving Brent.
Cllr Muhammed Butt headshot

Cllr Muhammed Butt (Chair)

Leader of the council
Cllr Milli Patel

Cllr Mili Patel (Vice Chair)

Deputy leader and Cabinet member for finance, resources and reform
Cllr. Sharma Tatler headshot

Cllr. Shama Tatler

Cabinet member for regeneration and planning
Cllr Harbi Farah, Lead member for Adult Social Care

Cllr. Harbi Farah

Cabinet member for safer communities and public protection
Cllr Neil Nerva headshot

Cllr. Neil Nerva

Cabinet member for public health, and Adult Social Care
Cllr E Southwood headshot

Cllr. Eleanor Southwood

Cabinet member for jobs, economy and citizen experience
Cllr Krupa Sheth, Lead member for environment

Cllr. Krupa Sheth

Cabinet member for environment, infrastructure and climate action
Cllr Promise Knight

Cllr. Promise Knight

Cabinet member for housing, homelessness and renters security
Headshot of Gwen Grahl

Cllr. Gwen Grahl

Cabinet member for children, young people and schools
Headshot of Fleur Donnelly-Jackson

Cllr. Fleur Donnelly-Jackson

Cabinet member for community engagement, equalities and culture