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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

Elected:RetiredReason
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

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
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

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
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

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
12
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 7.
Appeals Panel Member18 May 2016
Children's Trust Cabinet Secretary18 May 2016
Coalfield Area Committee Member18 May 2016
Council Member18 May 2016
Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee Member19 May 2021

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
 Page 1 of 26, items 1 to 5 of 126.
Scrutiny Co-ordinating Committee Member16 May 201818 May 2021
Development Control (Hetton, Houghton and Washington) Sub-Committee Member16 May 201810 June 2020
Planning and Highways Committee Member16 May 201810 June 2020
Joint Consultative Committee Member18 May 201615 May 2018
Port Board Vice-Chair16 May 201215 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 View
20 September 201720 September 2017 View
05 February 201808 February 2018 View
26 February 201828 February 2018 View
04 May 201808 May 2018 View
21 November 201823 November 2018 View
31 July 201931 July 2019 View
13 November 201918 November 2019 View
05 December 201910 December 2019 View
11 November 202119 November 2021 View
12 May 202217 May 2022 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
 Page 1 of 8, items 1 to 12 of 85.
Cabinet25 July 2007Personal Interest View
Cabinet12 September 2007Personal and Prejudicial Interest dispensation granted from Standards Committee (see minutes) View
Cabinet16 January 2008Personal Interest View
Cabinet13 February 2008Personal Interest View
Cabinet13 February 2008Personal and Prejudicial Interest View
Cabinet13 February 2008Personal Interest View
Cabinet13 February 2008Personal Interest View
Coalfield Area Committee05 June 2008Personal and Prejudicial Interest View
Coalfield Area Committee05 June 2008Personal Interest View
Cabinet26 June 2008Personal Interest View
Cabinet26 June 2008Personal and Prejudicial Interest View
Cabinet26 June 2008Personal and Prejudicial Interest View
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I hold my Ward Surgery every first Saturday of the month between 10.00am and 11.00am at Trinity Methodist Church, Shiney Row.