Gateshead

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 55 Seats +/- 0
Liberal Democrat Seats 11 Seats +/- 0

Council background

Type
Metropolitan District Council
Seats up
22 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Gateshead Council

26.10.2016

09:17

Sickness bug outbreak closes pools

Two swimming pools in Gateshead have been closed after a suspected outbreak of sickness and diarrhoea.

08.09.2016

21:22

North East devolution 'off the table'

Plans for North East devolution are "off the table" as communities secretary Sajid Javid scraps deal following a vote by four out of seven councils not to continue.

07.09.2016

08:27

North East devolution plan stalls

Plans for a North East regional mayor are put on hold as some local authorities express fears over post-Brexit funding from the government.

25.08.2016

17:10

Devolution delay 'risks £900m investment'

The government warns the North East it risks losing £900m of investment because of delays approving plans for a directly elected mayor.

20.05.2016

19:20

New Gateshead Council leader appointed

A new leader is appointed to Gateshead Council after Mick Henry stepped down following the authority's rejection of a devolution deal.

17.05.2016

18:58

Mayor-run £30m authority a step closer

Six out of seven councils vote for a mayor to preside over regional issues with a £30m investment fund a year.

06.05.2016

17:10

Labour retains control in heartland

Labour retains control of Sunderland, Newcastle, Gateshead and South Tyneside councils.

05.05.2016

07:05

Polling stations open across the North East

Voting takes place in council elections across Northumberland, Tyneside and Wearside and PCC elections for Durham and Northumbria police forces.

26.04.2016

11:42

Council leader set to step down

Gateshead Council leader Mick Henry announces he is to stand down after 14 years in charge of the authority.

24.02.2016

11:46

New hope for threatened respite centre

A centre for disabled children, which was earmarked for closure as part of Gateshead Council's £50m budget cuts, is given a lifeline.
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