also known as: Committees, Constitution, Meetings, Members.
This page contains details about councillors, committee meetings, the membership of committees, councillors' declarations of interest and expenses, the Forward Plan, petitioning and democracy workshops.
If you have any other queries about council democracy and
process, but can't find what you are looking for, please
email us at: email@example.com
or call 0845 600 6400
Northumberland County Council is made up of 67 elected
councillors each representing an area of the County:
Find out more about our committees, when future meetings will be
held, access the relevant papers and find the minutes from previous
There are lots of different ways you can get involved with the
County Council and have your say on matters which affect you:
Parish and town councils have the power to provide
additional services for their town or parish, and are consulted
about issues that particularly affect their localities.
Find your local Parish or Town Council and
how to contact them here
MPs and MEPs operate separately to Northumberland County
Council. They represent Northumberland in the House of Commons and
the European Parliament.
Find out who your MP and MEP and how to
contact them here
Executive and Scrutiny functions were created as a result of the
Local Government Act 2000 and Health and Social Care Act 2001 (for
This enables non-executive members to influence decisions that
are taken by the Policy Board and ensure the views and needs of
local people are taken into account.