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Councillor Philip Tye

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Councillor Philip Tye
03 May 2018
First Elected::
04 May 2006
C/o Civic Civic
Burdon Road
Work Telephone No:
0191 5611332
Mobile Telephone No:

I have lived in Silksworth all of my life and have attended New Silksworth Infant and Junior Schools before moving over to Farringdon School for my secondary education.  I have been a school governor for over 20 years most recently at New Silksworth Infants and Venerable Bede C of E Academy.  I am the current chair of New Silksworth Academy Local Governing Body, a director of Extol Academy Trust and the chair of its standards committee.

My full time occupation is as an Operations Manager for a large manufacturing/Construction Company in the region.  My remit is to cover all operational matters for the business but predominantly our work is in the North East and Yorkshire Regions.  In addition to this I am also a director at Gentoo and sit on the main group board.  Previous to that I sat on the Gentoo Sunderland Board between 2007 and 2008.

I was elected as a Ward Councillor for Silksworth in May 2006.  I have held a number of internal and external appointments since that date including Chairman of Sunderland South Area Committee, Chairman of Planning and Highways, Chairman of the Sunderland West Place Board and Vice Chairman of Sunderland West Area Committee.

I am a Chartered Member of IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) and I am a previous chairman and secretary of the Tyne and Wear Branch.

I lead and manage sessions, plan activities and act as the organisations Designated Safeguarding Lead. I assist the full time project manager with the organisation's policies and procedures and offer HR and H&S advice to the organisation and its 23 members of staff.

My Ward Surgery is the first Saturday of every month between 11.00 am and 12.00 noon at Silksworth Youth and Community Centre, Tunstall Village Road, Silksworth, Sunderland, SR3 2BB.

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Election History

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 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
SilksworthThu 4 May 2006 Wed 5 May 2010
SilksworthThu 6 May 2010 Wed 21 May 2014
SilksworthThu 22 May 2014 Wed 2 May 2018
SilksworthThu 3 May 2018

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 6.
Children, Education and Skills Scrutiny Committee Member18 May 2016
Corporate Parenting Board Member19 May 2021
Council Member18 May 2016
Education Complaints Panel Member18 May 2016
Human Resources Committee Member10 June 2020

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
 Page 6 of 13, items 26 to 30 of 65.
Education Complaints Panel Member16 May 201214 May 2013
Council Member16 May 201214 May 2013
Environment and Attractive City Scrutiny Committee Member16 May 201217 May 2012
West Sunderland Area Committee Member18 May 201115 May 2012
Planning and Highways Committee Chair18 May 201115 May 2012

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 12 of 21.
29 May 200605 June 2006 View
19 September 200621 September 2006 View
21 May 200722 May 2007 View
02 July 200705 July 2007 View
05 March 200805 March 2008 View
20 May 200820 May 2008 View
21 July 200821 July 2008 View
29 May 200901 June 2009 View
21 July 200922 July 2009 View
10 December 200911 December 2009 View
18 June 201021 June 2010 View
18 August 201019 August 2010 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
Development Control (South Sunderland) Sub-Committee25 November 2008Personal and Prejudicial Interest View
Council28 January 2015Other View
Planning and Highways Committee18 June 2019Other View
Planning and Highways Committee14 August 2019Other View
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I hold a Ward Surgery every last Thursday of the month between 5.00pm and 6.00pm at Silksworth Community Centre.
My Ward Surgery is the first Saturday of every month between 11.00 am and 12.00 noon at Silksworth Youth and Community Centre, Tunstall Village Road, Silksworth, Sunderland, SR3 2BB.