Government appoints transformation commissioner to Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council's Loxley House HQ

The Government has announced the appointment of Sharon Kemp, chief executive of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, as commissioner for transformation for Nottingham City Council.

Working alongside lead commissioner Tony McArdle and finance commissioner Margaret Lee, Kemp will oversee the council’s improvement efforts, focusing on restructuring frontline services and long-term financial stability.

The Commissioners will have broad authority to supervise all aspects of the council’s improvement activities.

Councillor David Mellen, leader of the Council, said: “We are committed to collaborating with the Commissioners to address Nottingham’s current challenges and drive forward our improvement agenda as quickly as possible.”

Mel Barrett, the council’s chief executive, said: “The expertise and insight Sharon Kemp brings will be invaluable as we continue our journey of reshaping the organisation and delivering essential services for Nottingham
residents within the financial resources available to us.”

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