Stephen Harker, B.Sc. (Hons.)

Councillor Stephen Harker

Political Party



Pierremont Ward

Contact Details

Elm Court, Tower Road
Darlington, DL3 6RU

01325 380039

About the Councillor

I was originally elected to the Council in 1995 to represent the Pierremont Ward. In 2011 I was elected as Deputy Leader of the Council and following the Election in May 2015, I was re-elected to represent the Pierremont Ward and I serve on the following Committees:

  • Cabinet - Deputy Leader and Efficiency and Resources Portfolio
  • Human Resources Committee
  • Human Resources Chief Officers Appointment Panel
  • Human Resources Panel - Appointments Panel
  • Human Resources Panel - Appeals Committee
  • Human Resources Panel - JCC Committee
  • Appraisal Sub-Group
  • Police and Crime Panel
  • Tees Valley Combined Authority - Cabinet (Named Substitute)
  • Association of North East Councils - Leaders' and Elected Mayors' Group - Named Substitute

I also represent the Council on the Association of North East Councils - Leaders' and Elected Mayors' Group & Collaborative Procurement Sub-Committee, Resources Task and Finish Review Group, Local Government Association, Durham County Pension Fund Committee, Executive Committee and North East Regional Employers Organisation.

All Members are required to complete a Members' Interest Form when they are elected to the Council.

View my Members' Interest Form [pdf document]

Ward Surgeries

I, along with Councillor Hughes and Councillor Carson, will hold ward surgeries for the Pierremont Ward on the following dates;

Dates Wednesday 7th February, 2018; Wednesday 7th March, 2018; Wednesday 4th April, 2018; Wednesday 2nd May, 2018; Wednesday 6th June, 2018; Wednesday 4th July, 2018; Wednesday 5th September, 2018; Wednesday 3rd October, 2018; Wednesday 7th November, 2018 and Wednesday 5th December, 2018.
Time 6pm - 7pm
Venue Reid Street Primary School