As Director of the Adult Social Care, Health and Public Protection department, David is responsible for a net budget of £212 million, providing health and social care services to nearly 15,000 people each year. A further 2,500 carers each year are provided with advice and support by the department.
The department works with over 300 organisations, which provide services to the value of £228million. The care providers are drawn from the voluntary, statutory and independent sectors.
David also has responsibility for the Council’s Emergency Planning, Registration, Trading Standards and Community Safety Services.