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Council services

Chief Executive, Andrew Kerr
The Chief Executive’s Office includes the Communications, Strategy and Insight and Safer and Stronger Communities Services.

Communities and Families and Interim Chief Social Work Officer - Executive Director, Alistair Gaw
Education and Schools, Early Years, Lifelong Learning, Libraries and Community Centres, Children's Social Services and School Estate Planning.  In addition, as the Council's interim Chief Social Work Officer, the Executive Director of Communities and Families is responsible for the regulation of registered services, quality assurance of adult and children's social work and governance of the Council's statutory social work functions.

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership - Interim Chief Officer, Michelle Miller
The Health and Social Care partnership for the City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian, through the Integration Joint Board (IJB), including Adult Social Work and providing care for people in their own homes or in nursing homes.

Place - Executive Director, Paul Lawrence
Economic Development, Transport and Planning, Culture, Environment and Waste, Housing and Regulatory Services and Localities.

Resources - Executive Director, Stephen Moir
Human Resources (HR) and Organisational Development, Finance and Procurement, Legal, Audit and Risk, Information Technology (IT), Property and Facilities Management and Customer Services, including: Council Tax and Benefits, Transactions and city wide Business Support.

Safer and Stronger CommunitiesInterim Head of Service, Harry Robertson
Community justice; homelessness, including advice, prevention and accommodation; family and household support; CCTV; multi-agency public protection, including child and adult protection, offender management, domestic abuse, asylum seeking and refugee services.

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