Conservative Bournville Councillor Tim Huxtable has been appointed as cabinet member for transport and regeneration at Birmingham City Council. This follows a re-shuffle of cabinet posts following the recent local elections.
Cllr Huxtable has already shown his transport credentials by being the lead member of the West Midlands Integrated Transport, a post he will still have to hold as well being in cabinet. He has also held a number of related committee posts in the past:
Committee Membership 2009-2010:
Transportation and Street Services Overview & Scrutiny Committee
West Midlands Joint (Planning and Transportation) Sub Committee
West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority (Lead Member)
Coun Huxtable was first elected in 2002 and is due for re-election next May. There’s a fuller profile of him here.