Cllr Matthew Bennett

Deputy Leader, Lambeth Council


Cllr Matthew Bennett is Deputy Leader and the Cabinet Member for planning and leads on economic growth, strategic infrastructure, regeneration and the delivery of new homes in the borough.

Cllr Bennett is responsible for ensuring that Lambeth’s planning policy delivers sustainable growth, maximises the number of genuinely affordable new homes for local people and that the benefits from growth are fairly shared across the borough. He lives in West Norwood and became a councillor in 2010, representing Gipsy Hill ward. He was previously the Cabinet Member for Housing.

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