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Councillor Cecilia Gofton

Councillor Cecilia Gofton
22 May 2014
04 May 2006
Labour
Pallion
9 Moran Street,
Fulwell,
Sunderland.
SR6 8HZ
0191 5485881
As Portfolio Holder for Responsive Services and Customer Care I champion improvements in the responsiveness of services to local needs and customer feedback.

I provide leadership for the continuing development of area arrangements as a principal means of improving the relevance of services to local communities and circumstances and champion the continuing improvement of customer care policy and practice.

I am also responsible for developing the community's capacity to engage in the shaping, delivery and review of services.

The Responsive Services and Customer Care Portfolio comprises the following responsibilities:-

- Overview of Locality Working Initiatives
- Responsive Local Service Initiatives
- Area Committees
- Area Partnerships
- Local Area Plans
- Area Budgets including the Community Chest
- Customer Care Policy and Practice
- Improving the Responsiveness of Neighbourhood Services and Facilities to Local Circumstances and Customer Feedback
- Improving the Responsiveness of Personal Services to Customer Feedback
- Contact Centre and Customer Services Network including Customer Services Centres
- Community Development, and
- Adult and Community Learning

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 4 May 2006 Wed 5 May 2010  
Thu 6 May 2010 Wed 21 May 2014  
Thu 22 May 2014  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
LabourThu 4 May 2006 Wed 5 May 2010
LabourThu 6 May 2010 Wed 21 May 2014
LabourThu 22 May 2014

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
PallionThu 4 May 2006 Wed 5 May 2010
PallionThu 6 May 2010 Wed 21 May 2014
PallionThu 22 May 2014

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Appeals Panel Member18 May 2016
Cabinet Responsive Services and Customer Care Portfolio18 May 2016
Council Member18 May 2016
Human Resources Committee Member18 May 2016
Parker Trust Member17 May 2017

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Sunderland Empire Theatre Trust Member18 May 201628 March 2017
Parker Trust Member21 March 201421 March 2017
West Sunderland Area Committee Member20 May 201517 May 2016
Sunderland Empire Theatre Trust Member20 May 201517 May 2016
Parker Memorial Home - Managing Trustees Member27 March 201417 May 2016

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining DateLeaving Date
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University of Sunderland : Board of Governors 18 May 2016 16 May 2017
Sunderland Empire Theatre Trust 18 May 2016 16 May 2017
Parker Trust 10 June 2014 21 March 2017
Sunderland Empire Theatre Trust 20 May 2015 17 May 2016
ANEC Ltd - Leaders' and Elected Mayors' Group 20 May 2015 17 May 2016

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
21 July 200727 July 2007 View
27 May 200828 May 2008 View
25 February 201026 February 2010 View
16 December 201016 December 2010 View
09 February 201221 February 2012 View
23 July 201224 July 2012 View
27 May 201402 June 2014 View
17 July 201523 July 2015 View

Meeting Declarations

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Cabinet03 June 2009Personal Interest View
Cabinet25 June 2009Personal Interest View
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Cabinet25 June 2009Personal Interest View
Cabinet29 July 2009Personal Interest View
Cabinet29 July 2009Personal Interest View
Cabinet07 October 2009Personal Interest View
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Cabinet13 January 2010Personal Interest View
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I hold my Ward Surgery every third Friday of the month at 4.00pm at Highfield Community Primary School.

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