As from 24th March the Town Council offices will be closed to the public. Storey Park Community Centre will remain closed until further notice. If you need to contact the Town Council please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Morpeth is divided into three electoral wards. These are:
- Morpeth North
- Morpeth Kirkhill
- Morpeth Stobhill
Each ward has 5 elected Town Councillors to represent that ward.
Each ward has 1 elected County Councillor to represent that area.
Councillor attendance at Morpeth Town Council Committee meetings can be viewed using the following link:
Councillor Attendance 2020-21
The Role of a Town Councillor
- A Town Councillor is a volunteer and receives no financial reward.
- A Town Councillor is held accountable by the local people for things that happen locally and will try to make a difference by influencing decisions which affect the community.
- A Town Councillor may represent a political party or may be independent.
- A Town Councillor has a duty to attend Council meetings.
- A Town Councillor has a duty to ensure the Council is properly managed.
- A Town Councillor must represent the whole electorate not just those that voted for them and must represent the views of the community.
- A Town Councillor must maintain proper standards of behaviour as an elected representative of the people.
- A Town Councillor must abide to the Code of Conduct which means that they must act openly and honourably in the public interest.
- A Town Councillor must never use their position to secure personal advantage for themselves, family or friends.
- A Town Councillor must not do anything that brings the council into disrepute.