Ward: Wardley and Leam Lane
Other councillors representing this Ward:
First Wednesday of the month, Leam Lane Working Mens Club, 6pm - 7pm (except August).
Phone: 0191 438 0625
Phone: 0191 433 2074
I was born in Wardley and still reside in the Ward with my wife Linda. I am a retired qualified teacher and have taught in comprehensive, further and special education.
I was first elected in 1990 in what was then the Wrekendyke Ward and now serve in the Wardley and Leam Lane Ward, following the boundary changes of 2004.
I am Chair of Care, Health and Wellbeing OSC. I am also a Governor of Whitemere Community Primary School, as well as a member of Thomas Powell Almshouses and Gateshead Parochial Charities, Transport North East and East Gateshead Bus Alliance Partnership Board . I am also Armed Forces Champion for Gateshead and I am a member of the Veterans Advisory Pensions Committee.
I am also a member of the LEA Complaints Panel, the School Liaison Panel and I am a substitute member of the Association of Public Service Excellence.
As your representative on the Council, please contact me at any time if you have a problem or query regarding any issue within the ward or within the Borough.