Madam Civic Mayor

The Council elected Councillor Alisa Flemming to serve as Civic Mayor of Croydon for 2022-2023. 

A proud Croydonian who was born and raised in the area, Madam Civic Mayor Flemming worked in national government for over 12 years supporting two members of Parliament including one in their role as cabinet minister across various portfolio areas. Madam Civic Mayor Flemming has been the lead member responsible for children, young people and learning in Croydon Councils cabinet for the past six years


Adult Learning • Capital Delivery Schools • Child Protection • Children & Families Partnership • Children’s Commissioning • Domestic & Sexual Violence – CSJ & FHSC • Early Intervention • Gateway – Children & Young People • Looked After Children • Safeguarding Children’s Board • School Standards, Commissioning & Inclusion • Schools Admissions & Place Planning • SEN, Children with Disabilities • Youth Offending Service – CSJ


Policy Developments:

Reductions in Government funding for Education and Social Care Services. • Children’s Social Care Reform – a vision for change/Government intervention for local authorities judged ‘Inadequate’. • National review of LSCBs. • National review of Youth Justice. • Children and Families Act 2014/0-25 SEN code of practice (e.g. SEND implementation). • Further Education and Area Reviews. • Children and Social Work Bill breaks down barriers to adoption, improves social work standards and opportunities for young people in care. • Education for All Bill expands academies programme, introduces new role for councils and reforms.

The BLAC Awards