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Councillor Melville Speding

Councillor Melville Speding
03 May 2018
04 May 2000
Labour
Shiney Row
8 West Lea,
New Herrington,
Houghton-le-Spring.
DH4 4LH
0191 5840242
I was honoured to be elected to represent Shiney Row Ward in 2000.  I am also a Governor at both Barnwell and Shiney Row Primary Schools. In my spare time I am involved in grass roots football as a divisional representative on the Durham County Football Association Limited where I Chair the County Youth Committee.

I hold Ward Surgeries as follows:

Every first Saturday of the month between 10.00am and 11.00am at Trinity Methodist Church, Shiney Row


Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 4 May 2000 Wed 9 Jun 2004  
Thu 10 Jun 2004 Wed 3 May 2006  
Thu 4 May 2006 Wed 5 May 2010  
Thu 6 May 2010 Wed 21 May 2014  
Thu 22 May 2014 Wed 2 May 2018  
Thu 3 May 2018  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
LabourThu 4 May 2000 Wed 9 Jun 2004
LabourThu 10 Jun 2004 Wed 3 May 2006
LabourThu 4 May 2006 Wed 5 May 2010
LabourThu 6 May 2010 Wed 21 May 2014
LabourThu 22 May 2014 Wed 2 May 2018
LabourThu 3 May 2018

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Shiney RowThu 4 May 2000 Wed 9 Jun 2004
Shiney RowThu 10 Jun 2004 Wed 3 May 2006
Shiney RowThu 4 May 2006 Wed 5 May 2010
Shiney RowThu 6 May 2010 Wed 21 May 2014
Shiney RowThu 22 May 2014 Wed 2 May 2018
Shiney RowThu 3 May 2018

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Appeals Panel Member18 May 2016
Children's Trust Cabinet Secretary18 May 2016
Coalfield Area Committee Member18 May 2016
Council Member18 May 2016
Development Control (Hetton, Houghton and Washington) Sub-Committee Member16 May 2018

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Joint Consultative Committee Member15 May 201309 June 2014
Joint Consultative Committee Member15 May 201315 May 2013
Personnel Committee Member16 May 201215 May 2013
Corporate Parenting Board Member15 May 201315 May 2013
Children's Trust Member16 May 201214 May 2013

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining DateLeaving Date
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Tyne and Wear Local Access Forum 15 May 2013 10 June 2014
Children's Trust 15 May 2013 10 June 2014
Samuel Dobson Trust 15 May 2013 10 June 2014
Tyne and Wear Economic Development Joint Committee 15 May 2013 31 March 2014
Tyne and Wear Development Company Limited (Board of Directors) 15 May 2013 31 March 2014

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
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123
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10 November 201622 December 2016 View
20 September 201720 September 2017 View
05 February 201808 February 2018 View
26 February 201828 February 2018 View
04 May 201808 May 2018 View
21 November 201823 November 2018 View
31 July 201931 July 2019 View
13 November 201918 November 2019 View
05 December 201910 December 2019 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
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Cabinet14 March 2012Personal View
Cabinet18 September 2012Personal View
Cabinet16 July 2014Other View
Cabinet (Briefings)18 December 2014Other View
Cabinet14 January 2015Other View
Council27 January 2016Personal View
Cabinet23 March 2016Personal & Prejudicial View
Cabinet14 December 2016Non-Pecuniary View
Cabinet19 July 2017Other View
Cabinet20 September 2017Personal & Prejudicial View
Cabinet20 September 2017Personal & Prejudicial View
Cabinet07 February 2018Personal & Prejudicial View
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I hold my Ward Surgery every first Saturday of the month between 10.00am and 11.00am at Trinity Methodist Church, Shiney Row.

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