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Councillor Melville Speding

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Councillor Melville Speding
Elected:
05 May 2022
First Elected
04 May 2000
Party:
Labour
Ward:
Shiney Row
Address:
8 West Lea,
New Herrington,
Houghton-le-Spring.
DH4 4LH
Email:
Telephone No:
0191 5840242
Biography:
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


Job Title:
Department:

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 Wed 4 May 2022  
Thu 5 May 2022  

Party Representation History

PartyFromTo
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

WardFromTo
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

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
123
 Page 3 of 3, items 25 to 35 of 35.
10 November 201622 December 2016
20 September 201720 September 2017
05 February 201808 February 2018
26 February 201828 February 2018
04 May 201808 May 2018
21 November 201823 November 2018
31 July 201931 July 2019
13 November 201918 November 2019
05 December 201910 December 2019
11 November 202119 November 2021
12 May 202217 May 2022

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
 Page 1 of 8, items 1 to 12 of 85.
Cabinet25 July 2007Personal Interest
Cabinet12 September 2007Personal and Prejudicial Interest dispensation granted from Standards Committee (see minutes)
Cabinet16 January 2008Personal Interest
Cabinet13 February 2008Personal Interest
Cabinet13 February 2008Personal and Prejudicial Interest
Cabinet13 February 2008Personal Interest
Cabinet13 February 2008Personal Interest
Coalfield Area Committee05 June 2008Personal and Prejudicial Interest
Coalfield Area Committee05 June 2008Personal Interest
Cabinet26 June 2008Personal Interest
Cabinet26 June 2008Personal and Prejudicial Interest
Cabinet26 June 2008Personal and Prejudicial Interest
DateTitleNotes
There are no training records for this member.
DateFromDescriptionValue
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.
I hold my Ward Surgery every first Saturday of the month between 10.00am and 11.00am at Trinity Methodist Church, Shiney Row.

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

SummaryCountPercentage
Expected attendances21 
Present as expected1781%
Absent419%
Apologies received375% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)2 

Attendance Details