Our Pensions Committee is responsible for the control of the Fund and meets quarterly to consider all pension matters. The Committee has nineteen members. South Tyneside Council has legal responsibility for the Fund and nominates eight members, whilst the other five district councils within the Fund each nominate one member. The trades unions and the employers nominate three members each, who sit on the Committee in an advisory capacity.
The Committee has nineteen members.
South Tyneside Council nominates eight members and the other four district councils within the County area and Northumberland County Council nominate one member each. The trades unions and the employers collectively nominate three members each, who sit on the Committee in an advisory capacity.
The current term of the Committee runs from May 2023 to April 2024.
South Tyneside Council
Cllr Anne Walsh
Cllr Pat Hay
Cllr James Foreman
Cllr Joyce Welsh
Cllr Ken Dawes
Cllr David Herbert
Cllr Paul Milburn
Cllr Jay Potts
Cllr Hugh Kelly, Gateshead Council
Cllr Gary Haley, Gateshead Council (substitute)
Cllr Paul Frew, Newcastle Council
Cllr Veronica Dunn, Newcastle Council (substitute)
Cllr Willie Samuel, North Tyneside Council
Cllr Tommy Mulvenna, North Tyneside Council (substitute)
Cllr Richard R Dodd, Northumberland County Council
Cllr Colin R Hardy, Northumberland County Council (substitute)
Cllr Sean Laws, Sunderland City Council
Cllr John Price, Sunderland City Council (substitute)
Lorraine Brown, Unison
John Kelly, Unite
Janet Green, Unison
Jamie Hardy, Nexus
Jeremy Cook, Gateshead College
Carolyn Wallace, Bernicia
Members of the Pensions Committee can be contacted through the Pensions Helpline by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can find out more about the Committee in the South Tyneside Council: Councillors and committee meetings.