Joint Chief Executive - Vic Allison

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Chief Executive for Malvern Hills District Council and Wychavon District Council. Leading and directing the workforce to achieve the council's aims, priorities and promises. Representing the council as appropriate at a national, regional and local level. 

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Tel: 01684 862197

Deputy Chief Executive - Andy Baldwin

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Deputising Role for Malvern Hills District Council, and responsible for Finance, Audit, ICT, HR, Performance, Revenues and benefits, Business change, Legal, Property, Malvern Theatres and Car parking.

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Tel: 01684 862236

Director of Planning & Infrastructure - Holly Jones

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Responsible for planning and infrastructure services, including: Planning Policy, the Local Development Framework and Parish Plans.
Development management - planning applications, appeals and planning enforcement.
Heritage - conservation and enhancement of the built and natural environments, landscaping tree preservation orders and biodiversity.
Corporate Database - Land and Property Gazetteer, Land Charges, Street Naming and Numbering, geographical information systems and Building Control.

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Tel: 01684 862293

Director of Economy & Environment - Ian Edwards

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Responsible for many of the essential services, such as waste and recycling, and public toilets. As well as other services which add significantly to the quality of life such as Priory Park, economic development, tourism, rural and town regeneration, environmental protection and emergency planning.

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01386 565585

Director of Housing & Communities - Jennifer Taylor

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Responsible for the council’s strategic housing service which includes: Affordable Housing Provision, Private Sector Housing, Homelessness and Housing Services. Jennifer is also responsible for Community Safety, Community Development and Partnership working, Health Improvement, Arts, Sport and Culture. 

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01386 565572

Director of Legal and Governance - Meesha Patel 

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As a solicitor to the Council, Meesha's responsibilities include; managing the Council’s Joint legal team and providing professional legal services to all Council teams. Meesha is Monitoring Officer which is the Statutory Officer with regards to member conduct and governance issues and the Councils Data Protection Officer. 

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Telephone: 01684  862316

Political structure

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