Fryent councillor Shama Tatler named as new Brent Council cabinet member

Cllr Shama Tatler is the new lead member for regeneration, growth, employment and skills

Cllr Shama Tatler is the new lead member for regeneration, growth, employment and skills - Credit: Archant

A Fryent councillor has been named as Brent Council’s new lead member for regeneration, growth, employment and skills.

Cllr Roxanne Mashari resigned last week

Cllr Roxanne Mashari resigned last week - Credit: Archant

Cllr Shama Tatler will take on the new role following the resignation of Cllr Roxanne Mashari on Friday.

Cllr Tatler became a councillor in 2014 and sits on the town hall’s equalities and teachers joint consultative committee.

She said: “Roxanne is a tough act to follow. I’m really excited about the opportunity and can’t wait to get to work making Brent a fairer and more prosperous borough”.

Cllr Muhammed Butt is the leader of Brent Council

Cllr Muhammed Butt is the leader of Brent Council - Credit: Archant

Cllr Muhammed Butt, leader of Brent Council, added: “We’re very lucky to have someone of Cllr Tatler’s calibre ready, willing and able to get involved. She brings a lot of experience and enthusiasm and is a great addition to the team”.

Cllr Mashari is the second councillor to have resigned from the cabinet in the last two months.

In October, Cllr Michael Pavey stepped down as the lead member for stronger communities citing ‘differences’ with Cllr Butt.


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His position as has been taken over by Cllr Tom Miller.

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