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Planning and Highways (West) Committee

The Committee covers the western area of the City comprising the Copt Hill, Hetton, Houghton, Shiney Row, Washington Central, Washington East, Washington North, Washington South and Washington West wards. The Committee decides on those planning applications made in its area of the City that have not been delegated to the Executive Director of City Development to determine. It also considers and recommends action to be taken where statutory representations or objections have been received in respect of any Orders proposed by the Executive Director of City Development under the Highways Act 1980, the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 or the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991.
10 June 2020 - onwards
Fixed
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Members

PartyNameRoleMembership DatesAttendance
Conservative
Councillor William Blackett Member 10/06/2020 - current 100%
Liberal democrats
Councillor Heather Fagan Member 10/06/2020 - current 89%
Labour
Councillor Len Lauchlan Member 10/06/2020 - current 100%
Labour and Co-operative
Councillor Fiona Miller Member 10/06/2020 - current 78%
Labour and Co-operative
Councillor Claire Rowntree Vice-Chair 10/06/2020 - current 56%
Labour
Councillor Melanie Thornton Chairman 10/06/2020 - current 89%
Labour
Councillor Peter Walker Member 10/06/2020 - current 78%
Vacancy    
Vacancy    

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