Labour have appointed cabinet members after taking control of Croydon Council in last month's election.

They were formally elected along with new mayor Coun Manju Shahul-Hameed in Tuesday's full council meeting. 

Coun Stuart Collins will spearhead the bid to clean up the borough, one of Labour's key election promises, in the newly created role of cabinet member for Clean Green Croydon.

Coun Alison Butler, cabinet member for home and regeneration, and Coun Mark Watson, cabinet member for safety and justice, were also elected into newly created positions.

Croydon Council cabinet:

Tony Newman, Leader

Kathy Bee, Transport and Environment

Alison Butler, Homes and Regeneration

Stuart Collins, Clean Green Croydon 

Alisa Flemming, Children, Families and Learning

Timothy Godfrey, Culture, Leisure and Sport 

Simon Hall, Finance and Treasury

Toni Letts, Economic Development 

Mark Watson, Safety and Justice

Louisa Woodley, People and Communities