Elected Members

The Cleveland Fire Authority was established on 1 April 1996, as a Combined Fire Authority and is responsible for the provision of fire and rescue services to the areas covered by the borough councils of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton on Tees.

The 16 Members of the Authority are elected Members nominated by the four constituent Borough Councils – Hartlepool (three Members), Middlesbrough (four Members), Redcar & Cleveland (four Members) and Stockton on Tees (five Members).

The position of Chair for Cleveland Fire Authority is currently vacant following the Local Elections on 2 May 2019.

The Vice Chair is Councillor Jean O’Donnell.


Gifts & Hospitality Register 2017/2018 - Nil Return

Members are required to disclose any gift or hospitality with an estimated value of at least £25.


Members Allowance Scheme (PDF)

Notice of the Members’ Allowance Scheme for the period 2 June 2018 to 6 June 2019.

    Members

    Councillor Mike Young – Conservative

    Councillor Mike Young was appointed to Cleveland Fire Authority in September 2018 by Hartlepool Borough Council where he represents Rural West Ward.

     

    36 The Green
    Elwick
    Hartlepool
    TS27 3EF

    Tel: 07988256040

    Email: myoung@hartlepoolconservatives.com

    Councillor Norah Cooney – Conservative

    Councillor Norah Cooney was appointed to Cleveland Fire Authority in June 1999 by Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council where she represents Longbeck Ward.

    She is the Chair of the Authority’s Audit & Governance Committee.

    3 St Andrews Road,
    New Marske,
    Redcar, TS11 8AU

    Tel: 01642 486368

    Councillor Teresa Higgins – Labour

    Councillor Teresa Higgins was appointed to Cleveland Fire Authority in June 2015 by Middlesbrough Council where she represents Longlands and Beechwood Ward.

    She is a member of the Authority's Audit & Governance Committee.

    c/o Middlesbrough Council, PO Box 99,
    Town Hall, Middlesbrough, TS1 2QQ

    Tel: 01642 824135

    Email: teresa_higgins@middlesbrough.gov.uk

    Councillor Naweed Hussain – Labour

    Councillor Naweed Hussain was appointed to Cleveland Fire Authority in June 2012 by Middlesbrough Council where he represents Linthorpe Ward.

    He is a member of the Authority’s Audit & Governance Committee.

    c/o Middlesbrough Council, PO Box 99,
    Town Hall, Middlesbrough, TS1 2QQ

    Tel: 01642 852225

    Email: naweed_hussain@middlesbrough.gov.uk

    Councillor Marjorie James – Labour

    Councillor Marjorie James was appointed to Cleveland Fire Authority in June 2014 by Hartlepool Borough Council where she represents Manor House Ward.

    She is a member of the Authority's Executive Committee.

    40 Arncliffe Gardens,
    Hartlepool, TS26 9JF

    Tel: 01429 294685

    Email: marjoriejames45@yahoo.co.uk

    Councillor Paul Kirton – Labour

    Councillor Paul Kirton was appointed to Cleveland Fire Authority in April 2014 by Stockton on Tees Borough Council where he represents Stockton Town Centre Ward.

    He is a member of the Authority's Audit & Governance Committee.

    Councillor Kirton is the Authority's representative on Stockton Safer Partnership.

    6 Newby Close,
    Norton,
    Stockton on Tees, TS20 1TS

    Tel: 01642 559331

    Email: paul.kirton@stockton.gov.uk

    Councillor Tom Mawston JP – Independent Group

    Councillor Tom Mawston was appointed to Cleveland Fire Authority in July 2014 by Middlesbrough Council where he represents Marton Ward.

    He is a member of the Authority's Executive Committee.

    c/o Middlesbrough Council, PO Box 99,
    Town Hall, Middlesbrough, TS1 2QQ

    Tel: 01642 274054

    Email: tom_mawston@middlesbrough.gov.uk

    Councillor Jean O’Donnell – Labour

    Councillor Jean O’Donnell was appointed to the Cleveland Fire Authority in June 2003 by Stockton on Tees Borough Council where she represents Billingham South Ward.

    Councillor O’Donnell is Vice Chair of the Authority and is a member of the Executive Committee.

    11 Hollymount, Chapel Road,
    Billingham, TS23 1EL

    Tel: 01642 559719

    Email: jean.odonnell@stockton.gov.uk

    Councillor Mary Ovens – Liberal Democrat

    Councillor Mary Ovens was appointed to the Cleveland Fire Authority in June 2007 by Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council where she represents West Dyke Ward.

    She is a member of the Authority’s Executive Committee.

    71 Egton Close,
    Redcar, TS10 4PQ

    Tel: 01642 507104

    Email: mary.ovens@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

    Councillor Mick Stoker – Labour

    Councillor Mick Stoker was appointed to Cleveland Fire Authority in June 2007 by Stockton on Tees Borough Council where he represents Billingham East Ward.

    He is a member of the Authority's Executive Committee.

    5 Hardwick Road,
    Billingham, TS23 3JX

    Tel: 01642 371641

    Email: mick.stoker@stockton.gov.uk

    Councillor William Woodhead MBE – Conservative

    Councillor William Woodhead MBE was appointed to Cleveland Fire Authority in June 1999 by Stockton on Tees Borough Council where he represents theFairfield Ward.

    He is a member of the Authority’s Executive Committee.

    2 Gwynn Close,
    Stockton-on-Tees, TS19 7LS

    Tel: 01642 584409

    Email: william.woodhead@stockton.gov.uk

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