Edinburgh Green Councillors Group – roles and responsibilities

Edinburgh Green Councillors Group – roles and responsibilities 

At the Green group AGM in June 2019, several changes were made with regard to spokesperson duties. Below is an up-to-date list:

Group Co-conveners

Melanie Main and Alexander Staniforth

Spokespersons

  • City Environment (including recycling and waste) – Gavin Corbett
  • Climate Emergency/Sustainability – Steve Burgess
  • Communities (including local democracy, Edinburgh Partnership) – Susan Rae
  • Community Safety (including police, fire, noise, night time economy) – Alex Staniforth
  • Economy – Alex Staniforth
  • Education, Children and Families – Steve Burgess
  • Fair Work – Claire Miller
  • Festivals and Theatre – Alex Staniforth
  • Finance and Budget – Gavin Corbett
  • Food (economy) – Melanie Main
  • Governance – Melanie Main
  • Housing and Homelessness  – Chas Booth
  • Libraries and community centres – Alex Staniforth
  • Parks and Greenspaces – Alex Staniforth
  • Pensions – Steve Burgess
  • Planning – Mary Campbell
  • Regulatory Committee and Licensing (including HMOs, food, Taxis etc)  – Susan Rae
  • Health & Social Care (& EIJB) – Melanie Main
  • Transport – Claire Miller
  • Unions – Melanie Main
  • 3rd Sector – Alex Staniforth
  • Short Term Lets – Claire Miller
  • Sport – Alex Staniforth
  • Visual Arts – Susan Rae

You can find a list of committee memberships for each councillor here.

To contact any of the Green councillors, click here for their details.