Appointments to Council Committees


Ceremonial Mayor of Hartlepool

Councillor Allan Barclay

Deputy Ceremonial Mayor of Hartlepool

Councillor Rob Cook

Hartlepool Borough Council Leadership

Leader of the Council: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher

Deputy Leader of the Council: Councillor Kevin Cranney

Finance and Policy Committee

Chair: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher

Vice-Chair: Councillor Kevin Cranney

Adult Services Committee

Chair: Councillor Stephen Thomas

Vice-Chair: Councillor Mike McLaughlin

Neighbourhood Services Committee

Chair: Councillor Stephen Akers-Belcher

Vice-Chair: Councillor Paul Beck

Regeneration Services Committee

Chair: Councillor Kevin Cranney

Vice-Chair: Councillor Jim Lindridge

Children's Services Committee

Chair: Councillor Brenda Harrison

Vice-Chair: Councillor Katie Trueman

Health and Wellbeing Board

Chair: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher

Planning Committee

Chair: Councillor Rob Cook

Vice-Chair: Councillor Paddy Brown

Licensing Committee

Chair: Vacant

Vice-Chair: Councillor Rob Cook

Audit and Governance Committee

Chair: Councillor Brenda Loynes

Vice-Chair: Councillor John Tennant

Constitution Committee

Chair: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher

Appointments Panel

Chair: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher

North and Coastal Neighbourhood Forum

Chair: Councillor Paul Beck

Vice-Chair: Councillor Brenda Harrison

South and Central Neighbourhood Forum

Chair: Councillor Ann Marshall

Vice-Chair: Councillor Jim Lindridge

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