Community Independent 4, Independent Group 2. A borough which includes the Tyneside industrial town of Wallsend (the end of Hadrian's Wall), and the coastal resort of Whitley Bay. Also includes Tynemouth and North Shields. Norma Redfearn has been Mayor since 2013.
Cullercoats has a vacant seat (held by the Conservatives). Michelle Fox (Weetslade), Val Jamieson (Killingworth), Cath Davis (Preston) and Gary Madden (Wallsend) moved from Labour to Community Independent in June-July 2023. Pam McIntyre and Judith Wallace (both St Mary’s ward) moved from Conservative to Independent in February 2023.
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