Cllr Clyde Loakes

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Title: Deputy Leader of the Council


Party: Labour

Political grouping: Labour

Additional Information

Council responsibilities:

·       Environment Portfolio Holder.


A councillor for the Leytonstone Ward in Waltham Forest for the past 12 years, Clyde has a deep understanding of the workings of local and national government. He understands how policies are developed and shaped, to deliver for local residents and communities. Ambitious and energetic, Clyde has enviable networks and a passion for excellence and improvement in public services, as well as a strong commitment to and deep understanding of partnership working and community engagement.

Widely respected in local government circles across the political spectrum, Clyde stood down as Leader of Waltham Forest in May ‘09, after six years at the helm. As well as acting as the Chair of the North London Waste Authority for the past three years, he is the Regional Peer for LGA Improvement (formerly the IDeA), the Environment Portfolio Holder in Waltham Forest, a member of the London Waste and Recycling Board and he has recently been appointed as Deputy Chair of the LGA's Environment Board.