Executive Member for Infrastructure and Climate
Leeds City Council
Councillor Helen Hayden is Leeds City Council’s Executive Member for Infrastructure & Climate, which includes the Council’s ambition to achieve net-zero by 2030. As part of this role she sits on both the WYCA - Place Regeneration & Housing Committee Yorkshire (Transitional) Flood and Coastal Committee (formerly Yorkshire Regional Flood Defence Committee).
Previously she was Chair of the Adults, Health and Active Lifestyles Scrutiny Board – a position which was held since May 2016. Focusing on services for adults and public health services, the Board monitors progress towards improving health, lifestyles and the quality of care across the city. In addition, the Board provides oversight of integration and partnership working in relation to the Council and health bodies and oversees activity relating to promoting and maintaining active lifestyle across Leeds.
Councillor Hayden has also previously chaired the West Yorkshire Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Board which maintains an overview of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Plan and the various boards that from part of the overall governance arrangements for the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership.