Martin Rawson became a councillor for Derwent ward in a 2005 by-election that contributed to Labour taking control of Derby City Council.
During his time as a councillor Martin has sat on several Overview and Scrutiny Boards as well as committees dealing with licensing, personnel and audit and accounts.
After Labour regained control of the Council in May 2012, Martin became Cabinet Member for Children and Young People.
In May 2014, he became the Deputy Leader of the Council and assumed responsibility for planning, environment and regeneration. In his current Cabinet role he has focused on developing the City-Centre Masterplan and seeking funding for ambitious proposals for the refurbishment of district centres across the city.
Visit Councillor Rawson's profile page on our Committee Management Information System for more information and contact details.