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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

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside BodyPast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
 Page 9 of 37, items 41 to 45 of 182.
Children's Trust 20 May 2015 17 May 2016
Houghton Feast Steering Committee 20 May 2015 17 May 2016
Local Plan Members Steering Group 20 May 2015 17 May 2016
NHS Provider Forum 20 May 2015 17 May 2016
North East Combined Authority - Governance Committee 20 May 2015 17 May 2016

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
123
 Page 1 of 3, items 1 to 12 of 35.
16 May 200616 May 2006
17 October 200618 October 2006
18 May 200721 May 2007
03 July 200705 July 2007
12 September 200712 September 2007
04 February 200806 February 2008
10 June 200816 June 2008
26 March 200926 March 2009
29 June 200930 June 2009
16 November 200917 November 2009
17 November 200925 November 2009
03 June 201003 June 2010

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 attendances19 
Present as expected1789%
Absent211%
Apologies received2100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)2 

Attendance Details