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Councillor Alex Scullion

Councillor Alex Scullion
05 May 2016
05 May 2016
Kepier Cottage
Church Street
07881 857 879

Born 19/05/1950 one of 5 children.


Lived in Houghton since 1988

Married to Carol

Three children and three grandchildren



Educated             Johnston Grammar School and Durham  Technical College

Electrical installation and Marine and Industrial Plant Maintenance


Time served  Electrician (traditional apprenticeship).


Experienced work on electrical plant in various environments including: -

Brickyards, carpet manufacturing, shops, hotels, housing etc.


Became self employed in 1979.


Chairman of Hetton and Houghton Business club for 8 years.


Served as board member of Business link Tyne and Wear throughout its existence.


Board member Sunderland YMCA


Chairman of Fencehouses YMCA


Vice Chairman of Hetton Town Trust since its formation


Chairman of Friends of St Michaels and All Angels Parish Church Houghton le Spring


Election History

Thu 5 May 2016 Wed 18 Dec 2019 Retired - personal reasons

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
LabourThu 5 May 2016 Wed 18 Dec 2019

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
HoughtonThu 5 May 2016 Wed 18 Dec 2019

Current Committee Memberships

Not a current member of any Committee.

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Development Control (Hetton, Houghton and Washington) Sub-Committee Vice-Chair16 May 201818 December 2019
Joint Consultative Committee Member16 May 201818 December 2019
Planning and Highways Committee Chair16 May 201818 December 2019
Economic Prosperity Scrutiny Committee Member19 June 201918 December 2019
Children, Education and Skills Scrutiny Committee Member18 May 201619 June 2019

Current Outside Body Appointments

Not a current member of any Outside Body.

Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

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