North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council
|North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council|
|Founded||1 April 1974|
North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council is the local authority of North Tyneside in Tyne and Wear, England. It is a metropolitan district council, one of five in Tyne and Wear and one of 36 in the metropolitan counties of England, and provides the majority of local government services in North Tyneside.
The current local authority was first elected in 1973, a year before formally coming into its powers and prior to the creation of the Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside on 1 April 1974. The council gained borough status, entitling it to be known as North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council.
Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:
|Party in control||Years|
|Labour||1973 - 1986|
|No overall control||1986 - 1987|
|Labour||1987 - 2004|
|No overall control||2004 - 2008|
|Conservative||2008 - 2010|
|No overall control||2010 - 2011|