Councillor Lynne Caffrey

Party: Labour

Ward: Chopwell and Rowlands Gill

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Surgery details

Second Saturday of the month at Rowlands Gill Library 10am - 11am (except August)
Third Thursday of the month at Chopwell Community Centre 6.00 - 7.00pm (except August)

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Civic Centre
Regent Street

Phone:  01207 545511


Phone:  0191 433 2074

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Committee appointments

Additional Information

I have been a Labour Councillor in Gateshead since 2009 and I have always been an active member of the Labour Party as well as an active Trades Unionist and I retain membership of UNISON.


I currently Chair the Gateshead Health and Wellbeing Board; am a member of the Planning and Development Committee; a member of the Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Corporate Resources overview and scrutiny committee. I am a Council representative to the North East Employers Organisation (NEREO) In addition I Chair the Regional overview and scrutiny committee that is examining the NHS Single Transformation Plan (STP) 


I also represent the Council on the management committees of three community centres in Rowlands Gill, Chopwell and Blackhall Mill and am the Council representative to Chopwell Scouts. In addition, I am a local authority Governor to two Primary Schools, Rowlands Gill and Chopwell where I am Vice Chair.