The Cabinet is the main decision-making body of the North East Combined Authority. It is made up of the Mayor and one councillor from each of the seven constituent authorities. There are also two non-voting members representing the business and, community and voluntary sectors.

Cabinet meetings

Dates for 2024/25 North East CA Cabinet meetings are:

  • 7 May 2024 at Durham County Council (County Hall)
  • 11 June 2024 at Gateshead Council (Civic Centre)
  • 30 July 2024 at Newcastle City Council (Civic Centre)
  • 17 September 2024 at North Tyneside Council (Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park)
  • 26 November 2024 at Northumberland County Council (County Hall)
  • 28 January 2025 at South Tyneside Council (Town Hall)
  • 11 March 2025 at Sunderland City Council (City Hall)

All Cabinet meetings commence at 2pm.

Cabinet members

Members of the North East CA Cabinet were confirmed on 10 June. Members details can be found below: 

Portfolio HolderPortfolio
Mayor Kim McGuinness 
Councillor Tracey DixonEducation, Inclusion and Skills
Councillor Martin GannonTransport
Councillor Amanda HopgoodCulture, Creative, Tourism and Sport
Councillor Nick KempEconomy
Councillor Michael MordeyFinance and Investment
Dame Norma Redfearn DBEHousing and Land
Councillor Glen SandersonEnvironment, Coast and Rural 

Forward Plan

The Forward Plan provides details of decisions to be made by the North East CA at Cabinet and committee meetings.

View the Forward Plan
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