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Councillor Louise Farthing

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Councillor Louise Farthing
06 May 2021
First Elected
03 May 2012

I hold my Ward Surgery every 3rd Saturday, 11.30am to 12.30pm (except August) at Rickleton Chapel, Rickleton Village Centre.

As your City Councillor, the council’s data protection policy applies when I am carrying out council business. This explains your data protection rights and who to contact if you have a query about use of your data;


When working for you  as your Ward Councillor, I respect your data protection rights and only use the personal data you provide as needed to respond to your enquiries. This can include sharing the information you provide with council officers and other services and organisations so I can get information to reply to you, which might include information about you and your circumstances. I also share information with other Councillors who may be able to help. If you would prefer me not to share your information with a particular person, or organisation please let me know when you contact me.

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Election History

Thu 3 May 2012 Wed 4 May 2016  
Thu 5 May 2016 Wed 5 May 2021  
Thu 6 May 2021 Wed 3 May 2023 Stood down as Councillor

Party Representation History

LabourThu 3 May 2012 Wed 4 May 2016
LabourThu 5 May 2016 Wed 5 May 2021
Labour and Co-operativeThu 6 May 2021 Wed 3 May 2023

Ward Representation History

Washington SouthThu 3 May 2012 Wed 4 May 2016
Washington SouthThu 5 May 2016 Wed 3 May 2023

Current Committee Memberships

Committee - Date JoinedRole
There are no current committees for this member.

Past Committee Memberships

Past Committee - Date JoinedPast RolePast Leaving Date
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Sunderland Health and Wellbeing Board - 18 May 2016 Children's Services Portfolio03 May 2023
Cabinet - 18 May 2016 Children, Learning and Skills Portfolio Holder03 May 2023
Council - 18 May 2016 Member03 May 2023
School Organisation Committee of Cabinet - 18 May 2016 Member03 May 2023
Education Complaints Panel - 18 May 2016 Member03 May 2023

Current Outside Body Appointments

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Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

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Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
Cabinet19 October 2016Personal
Cabinet08 February 2017Non-Pecuniary
Cabinet26 April 2017Other
Cabinet13 October 2020Personal & Prejudicial
Cabinet09 February 2021Personal
Cabinet15 June 2021Personal & Prejudicial
Cabinet19 January 2023Pecuniary
There are no training records for this member.
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances0 
Present as expected00%
Apologies received00% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)0 

Attendance Details

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