Cabinet member for Public Health and Culture

Cabinet member for Public Health and Culture

Councillor John-Paul Stephenson

John-Paul has a background teaching in higher education, supporting distance learning students from a range of backgrounds to succeed and reach their potential.

He is the lead for public health, as well as culture, tourism and major events.

Responsibilities

The role of Cabinet member for Public Health and Culture includes:

  • Public Health
    - Oversee delivery of the statutory public health outcomes framework
    - Coordinate the work of the council in preventative health
    - Embed public health across the work of the council
    - Promote healthy neighbourhoods
    - Lead on Covid-related public health infrastructure and related community support
     
  • Promoting mental health and tackling stigma
     
  • Newcastle Fund
     
  • Lead on the city’s Culture Compact
     
  • Culture, tourism, sport and major events, including oversight of key services in support of these events
Is this page useful?
Is this page useful?