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Councillor Louise Farthing

Councillor Louise Farthing
05 May 2016
03 May 2012
Washington South
27 Danby Close
NE38 9JB
0191 417 9960
07788 191 189

I hold my Ward Surgery every 3rd Saturday, 11.30am to 12.30pm (except August) at Washington Cricket Club, Vigo Lane, Rickleton.

As your City Councillor, the council’s data protection policy applies when I am carrying out council business. This explains your data protection rights and who to contact if you have a query about use of your data;


When working for you  as your Ward Councillor, I respect your data protection rights and only use the personal data you provide as needed to respond to your enquiries. This can include sharing the information you provide with council officers and other services and organisations so I can get information to reply to you, which might include information about you and your circumstances. I also share information with other Councillors who may be able to help. If you would prefer me not to share your information with a particular person, or organisation please let me know when you contact me.

Election History

Thu 3 May 2012 Wed 4 May 2016  
Thu 5 May 2016  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
LabourThu 3 May 2012 Wed 4 May 2016
LabourThu 5 May 2016

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Washington SouthThu 3 May 2012 Wed 4 May 2016
Washington SouthThu 5 May 2016

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Cabinet Children, Learning and Skills Portfolio Holder18 May 2016
Corporate Parenting Board Chair18 May 2016
Council Member18 May 2016
Education Complaints Panel Member18 May 2016
Human Resources Committee Member16 May 2018

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Planning and Highways Committee Member02 July 201802 May 2019
Children's Trust Children's Services Portfolio18 May 201616 May 2017
Washington Area Committee Alternate Vice-Chairman (People)20 May 201517 May 2016
Regulatory Committee Member20 May 201517 May 2016
Licensing Committee Member20 May 201517 May 2016

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining DateLeaving Date
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Admissions Forum 18 May 2016 14 May 2019
Adult Partnership Board 18 May 2016 14 May 2019
Sunderland Education Leadership Board 18 May 2016 14 May 2019
Education Leadership Board 17 May 2017 14 May 2019
North East Children's Services Lead Member Network 18 May 2016 15 May 2018

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
28 May 201228 May 2012 View
08 June 201212 June 2012 View
13 June 201219 June 2012 View
07 September 201210 September 2012 View
27 June 201402 July 2014 View
12 July 201517 August 2015 View
28 May 201606 June 2016 View
13 June 201819 June 2018 View
20 September 201821 September 2018 View
30 November 201830 November 2018 View
04 March 201904 March 2019 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Cabinet19 October 2016Personal View
Cabinet08 February 2017Non-Pecuniary View
Cabinet26 April 2017Other View
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