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Areas Represented by Nick

 

Westgate ward includes the commercial centre of Newcastle as well as the residential areas of St Thomas and Leazes Village, New Mills, Diana and Mary Street, Summerhill, Rye Hill, parts of Elswick and many properties in the city centre and quayside.

Areas Represented by Nick

What Nick does?

 

Westgate Ward Councillor

Westgate is a busy ward containing the commercial centre of the city, as well as a number of residential...

Westgate is a busy ward containing the commercial centre of the city, as well as a number of residential areas including St Thomas and Leazes Village, New Mills, Diana and Mary Street estates, the Westgate Multis, Summerhill, Rye Hill, parts of Elswick and many properties in the city centre and quayside. Nick's role includes speaking up for local people in city council decision-making, helping constituents with individual problems and campaigning for the resources and services that local communities need.

Newcastle City Council website
Westgate Ward website
 

Leader of the City Council

Nick was elected as the Leader of Newcastle City Council in May 2011. This role involves representing...

Nick was elected as the Leader of Newcastle City Council in May 2011. This role involves representing the city and its interests at a regional, national and international level as well as ensuring the City Council delivers on local peoples' priorities. Nick is supported by a Cabinet made up of councillors with specific responsibilities for individual areas of the Council's business. Nick is a high profile advocate for Newcastle and the North East, and can be heard or seen regularly in the local media commenting on topical stories.

Newcastle City Council website
Newcastle Labour website
 

Vice Chair, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Authority

The Fire and Rescue Authority services the population of Tyne and Wear. It aims to safe lives, reduce...

The Fire and Rescue Authority services the population of Tyne and Wear. It aims to safe lives, reduce risk, provide humanitarian services and protect the environment. As well as managing 17 Fire Stations, it runs a number of preventative services to protect people and property against the risk of fires. Nick is Vice Chair, and works closely with the Chief Fire Officer to oversee the Authority's finances, integrated risk management plan, corporate policy and performance management arrangements.

Fire Authority website
 

North East Representative, Labour's National Policy Forum

Labour Party policies are decided by the National Policy Forum, which is a group made up of constituency...

Labour Party policies are decided by the National Policy Forum, which is a group made up of constituency representatives, trade unions and parliamentary spokespeople. Nick is one of the four elected constituency representatives from the North East, and attends meetings regularly to consider what policies the Party should adopt. In this role Nick works closely with Labour Leader Ed Miliband, and Shadow Cabinet ministers in Parliament.

Labour website

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