Councillor Anne Wheeler

Party: Labour

Ward: Wardley and Leam Lane

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Contact information

Home address: 
52/52a High Street
NE10 9LT

Phone:  0191 4693723

Correspondence address: 
Civic Centre
Regent Street

Phone:  0191 433 2074


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Additional Information

I have been a resident of Gateshead all my life and I have worked since leaving school. My last employment was as Court Officer at Gateshead Magistrate Court, until I retired in 2014.  I currently serve as Governor on the School Governing Body of the Drive Primary School, Felling for the past    15 years and Bill Quay Primary School, for the last 2 years. 


I have been an active member of the Labour Party for 20 years.  During this time, I have been committed to working to achieve the following: Justice, Equality and Fairness, which are the foundations of our core values within the Labour Party.


I have been an active trade union member for 36 years and a current member of the GMB, PCS and USDAW.  I am also a member of the Co-Operative Party, working in partnership with Labour.


After much hard work and endeavour in 2010; I successfully won back the Pelaw & Heworth seat from the 13-year control of the Lib Dems.  It has been a privilege to have served the Pelaw & Heworth ward as your Labour Councillor. 


In 2018 I was elected Labour Councillor for Wardley & Leam Lane and will represent the Wardley & Leam Lane ward as your Local Labour Councillor.  Alongside my duties as your Local Labour Councillor I am active within the ward and wider community and also serve on the following committees:Leam Lane Community Association, Care, Health and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Communities and Place Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Community Safety Sub OSC, Council, Planning and Development Committee and Rights of Way Committee.