Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is the local authority of Redcar and Cleveland. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined.

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Type
Type
Leadership
Mayor of Redcar & Cleveland
Cllr Billy Wells
since May 2019
Leader of the Council
Cllr Mary Lanigan [1], Independent
since May 2019
Chief executive
Amanda Skelton
Structure
Seats59 councillors
Political groups
Administration
     Independent (18)
     Liberal Democrat (13)
Other Parties
     Labour (15)
     Conservative (11)
     UKIP (2)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
Last election
May 2015
Next election
May 2023
Meeting place
Redcar & Cleveland Leisure and Community Heart, Redcar
Website
www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

Political control

Since 1995 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1995–2003
No overall control 2003–2011
Labour 2011 – 2013[3]
No overall control 2013–present

References

  1. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-48264477
  2. ^ "England council elections". BBC News Online. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  3. ^ Hetherington, Graeme (31 July 2013). "Redcar and Cleveland Labour group lose overall control of council following latest defections". The Northern Echo. Retrieved 5 September 2013.

External links

1973 Langbaurgh Borough Council election

Elections for Langbaurgh Borough Council took place in May 1973. The entire Langbaurgh Borough Council was up for election as it was the first election since its formation. The Labour Party won the most seats but there was no overall control of the council.

1976 Langbaurgh Borough Council election

Elections to Langbaurgh Borough Council took place on 10 May 1976. The whole council was up for election under new boundary changes. The Conservative Party won the most seats and took overall control of the council.

1979 Langbaurgh Borough Council election

Elections to Langbaurgh Borough Council took place on 3 May 1979. The election took place on the same day as the 1979 UK General Election and the whole council was up for election. The Labour Party won most seats and took over control of the council from the Conservative Party.

1983 Langbaurgh Borough Council election

Elections to Langbaurgh Borough Council took place in May 1983. The whole council was up for election and The Labour Party won 31 seats giving it continued overall control of the council.

1987 Langbaurgh Borough Council election

Elections to Langbaurgh Borough Council took place in 1987. The whole council was up for election. The Labour Party won the most seats but there was no overall control of the council.

1991 Langbaurgh-on-Tees Borough Council election

The 1991 Langbaurgh on Tees Council election took place in May 1991 to elect members of Langbaugh-on-Tees Council in England. The whole council was up for election under new boundaries and it would be the final election to Langbaurgh Borough Council, before it was replaced by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council in 1995.

The Labour party won the most seats and regained overall control of the council.

1995 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election

The 1995 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election took place on 4 May 1995. The whole council was up for election as it was the first election since the formation of the Unitary Authority after replacing Langbaurgh Borough Council. The Labour Party won the most seats and took overall control of the council.

1999 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election

The 1999 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Redcar and Cleveland Unitary Council in England. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

2003 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election

The 2003 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Redcar and Cleveland Unitary Council in England. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 1999. The Labour party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.

2007 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election

The 2007 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Redcar and Cleveland Unitary Council in England. The whole council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.

2011 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election

The 2011 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2011 to elect members of Redcar and Cleveland Unitary Council in England. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party gained overall control of the council from no overall control.

2015 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election

The 2015 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. One major change was that Council Leader George Dunning and many other Labour councillors were deselected and ran as Independent. The election saw the council return to no overall control.

Deborah Cadman

Deborah Ann Cadman OBE was born on 11 February 1963 in Birmingham, UK. She is the first permanent Chief Executive of the newly created West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). Cadman's appointment was announced in June 2017 and she took on the role in September of the same year.Cadman has a bachelor's degree in Social Administration and Politics and two master's degrees in Urban and Regional Economics, and Management.Before joining WMCA Cadman was Chief Executive of Suffolk County Council (2011-2017). She had previously been head of the East of England Development Agency (and presided over its abolition) and before that Chief Executive of St Edmundsbury Borough Council in Suffolk.Cadman started her career in 1984 at the engineering department of the London Borough of Newham. Her next post was in Birmingham - managing a voluntary sector project in Handsworth and developing partnerships and community strategies. After joining Birmingham City Council as an economic development officer, she worked on some of the biggest urban regeneration projects in the country. During this period she also worked on major policy projects and public and private sector ventures while gaining her first master's degree in economics.

In 1996 Cadman moved to Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council as Head of Policy. She was responsible for regeneration, social policy, partnerships and 'best value'. She was also a member of the National Charities Lotteries Board Advisory Committee in the North East. During this time she gained a second master's degree in management.

Cadman then moved to the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions as Local Government Advisor to the Ministerial Team. She worked with senior civil servants on local government legislation, advised ministers and provided direct support to councils in the East of England on the modernisation agenda.

A move to the Audit Commission left Cadman responsible for inspections in the London region and management of corporate governance inspections in Walsall, Enfield and Hackney, working with local government to develop sustainable improvement plans.

Cadman's first Chief Executive post was at St Edmundsbury Borough Council, which gained 'excellent' performing status in 2007 (having previously been 'fair'). She was also interim Chief Executive of Waveney District Council between January and March 2008.Cadman was appointed an OBE in 2006 for services to local government. She is married to Geoff Rivers, who also succeeded her as Chief Executive at St. Edmundsbury Council.

Eston

Eston is a town in North Yorkshire, England. The local council, a unitary authority, is Redcar and Cleveland.

Eston is next to Normanby, Grangetown and Teesville, indeed several institutions in Teesville and Normanby have Eston in their name, such as Eston Sports Academy and Eston Cemetery. It is included in the Redcar and Cleveland redevelopment initiative named Greater Eston. As with the rest of Greater Eston, it forms part of the Middlesbrough sub-division of the Teesside built-up area.

Freebrough Academy

Freebrough Academy is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form located in Brotton, North Yorkshire, England.Previously known as Warsett School, it later was renamed Freebrough Specialist Engineering College. The school converted to academy status in September 2010 and was renamed Freebrough Academy. The school is sponsored by Teesside University, Prior Pursglove College and Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

Freebrough Academy offers GCSEs, BTECs, OCR Nationals and NVQs as programmes of study for pupils, while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A-levels and further BTECs. The school also has specialisms in engineering and business and enterprise.

List of Parliamentary constituencies in Cleveland

Cleveland, England no longer exists as a county council, nor is it a ceremonial county, but the name Cleveland continues to be used unofficially as a term to describe the area covered by the former county of the same name in subsequent boundary reviews as presented by the Boundary Commission for England the rules of which strongly deter however cross-council constituencies (spanning more than one local authority within its area). The constituency boundaries used up to the 2005 United Kingdom general election were drawn up when it was a county. The area is divided into 6 Parliamentary constituencies – 5 Borough constituencies and 1 County constituency.

Redcar and Cleveland

The borough of Redcar & Cleveland is a unitary authority area of North Yorkshire in the North East of England, consisting of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and small towns such as Brotton, Eston, Skelton and Loftus. It had a resident population of 135,200 in 2011.It is represented in Parliament by Anna Turley (Labour) for the Redcar constituency and by Simon Clarke (Conservative Party) for the Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency. The borough is a member of the Tees Valley city region.

The borough borders the districts of Scarborough and Hambleton, and the unitary authority areas of Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough and Hartlepool.

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council elections

Redcar and Cleveland is a unitary authority in North Yorkshire, England. Until 1 April 1996 it was a non-metropolitan district in Cleveland.

Tees Valley Combined Authority

The Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) is the combined authority for the Tees Valley urban area in England consisting of the following five unitary authorities: Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees, covering a population of approximately 700,000 people. It was proposed that a combined authority be established by statutory instrument under the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009. It will be a strategic authority with powers over transport, economic development and regeneration.

The Combined Authority was established on 1 April 2016, after Local Government Minister James Wharton MP signed the necessary Order. It was announced in October 2015 that voters in the region covered by the Authority would directly elect a Mayor in 2017.

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