Title: Leader of the Council
Representing: Lambeth London Borough Council
Political grouping: Labour
Councillor Lib Peck has been the Leader of Lambeth Council since 2012, and a councillor for the Thornton ward since 2001; a seat she was returned to with a majority of over 1500 on 22 May 2014. She leads a large majority group in Lambeth.
As Leader of the Council, Lib is responsible for setting the overall political and strategic direction for Lambeth. Over the next four years, her key priorities are to bring inward jobs and investment to the borough; to make Lambeth cleaner and greener; and to help ensure the health and wellbeing of all residents.
Prior to becoming Leader, Lib served in a number of senior positions within Lambeth’s Cabinet, including holding the portfolios for Environment and Culture as well as Housing and Regeneration. Across these posts, she secured the delivery of a £450 million programme of investment into Lambeth’s housing, developed the Lambeth Homes Standard with tenants and residents, and has been instrumental in bringing new leisure facilities to the borough in Clapham, Streatham and Norwood.