Mayor, Councillors and Committees

Council meetings

Regular meetings are held to consider council business. View copies of the agendas, minutes and reports for the full council meetings.

Please note, members of the public that would like to attend full council meetings must first book a place online. Please read 'Important information - booking to attend Council meetings' below.

Meeting dates

Meetings usually commence at 7pm, however depending upon the business for the meeting, the timing of individual meetings may change to 6.30pm, e.g. where the council is to present awards, receive presentations from external agencies, or include policy conferences as part of the meeting.

Details of full council meetings are available below. Other council meetings for 2017/18 can be viewed in the meetings year planner.

Full council meetings

Location Date
Council Chamber Wednesday 6 December 2017, 7pm
Council Chamber Wednesday 24 January 2018, 7pm
Council Chamber Wednesday 7 March 2018, 7pm
Council Chamber Wednesday 28 March 2018, 7pm

Important information - booking to attend Council meetings

Arrangements are in place to ensure the smooth running of Middlesbrough Council meetings.

Access to the Town Hall is from the main entrance on Centre Square from 6.30pm, with the public seating area in the Chamber open from 6.50pm.

Access to the lift for those with disabilities is via the rear door in the corner of the quadrangle behind the Town Hall.

The capacity of the public gallery will be limited to 40 people to comply with health and safety and fire regulations.

Admission will be on a first come, first served basis, with priority given to those who have registered their intention to attend in advance via this website.

Please note, the council has begun a major £8 million restoration and refurbishment of Middlesbrough Town Hall, with funding support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, and as part of this work the Civic Centre car park and Town Hall courtyard will no longer be available for parking.

To register/pre-book a space in the public gallery at the next meeting of Middlesbrough Council on Wednesday, December 6, use the online form or call 01642 729701.  

Council questions

Members of the public can ask questions at any meetings marked with an asterisk (*). To put forward a question at a council meeting, please contact:

Phone: 01642 729716
Post: Middlesbrough Council, PO Box 503, Town Hall, Middlesbrough, TS1 9FX

Agendas, reports and minutes

Agendas, reports and minutes of committees are available via the eGenda system. Updates are regularly made to these pages and relevant information is added as soon as it becomes available. eGenda can also be used to check the members of a particular committee.

You should contact the Members' Office regarding the status of reports or minutes before relying on their content for any purpose. The council does not accept responsibility for any losses incurred as a consequence of any reliance on the information shown.

All information shown is subject to the requirements of the Local Government Act 1972 in relation to exempt or confidential information.

Videos of council meetings

In line with legislation, we will record video and audio at meetings of the full council and, where possible and practical, other key Executive and committee meetings.

All recorded meetings are available via the Middlesbrough Council YouTube channel. The previous three video recordings of council meetings are available below.

Video from council meeting on Wednesday 6 December 2017

Video from extraordinary council meeting on Wednesday 6 September 2017

Video from council meeting on Wednesday 6 September 2017


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