South Tyneside Council
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Type
Type
HousesUnicameral
Term limits
None
History
Founded1 April 1974
Leadership
Mayor of South Tyneside
Pat Hay, Labour
since May 2021
Leader of the Council
Tracey Dixon, Labour
since 14 January 2021
Chief executive
Jonathan Tew
since August 2021
Structure
Seats54 councillors
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Political groups
Administration
  Labour (45)
Other parties
  Green (3)
  Conservative (1)
  Independent (4)
  Vacant (1)
Elections
Last election
6 May 2021
Meeting place
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South Shields Town Hall
Website
southtyneside.gov.uk

South Tyneside Council is the local authority of South Tyneside in Tyne and Wear, North East England. It is a metropolitan borough council, one of five in Tyne and Wear and one of 36 in the metropolitan counties of England. It provides the majority of local government services in South Tyneside.