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Mayor, Councillors and Committees

Council meetings

Due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Town Hall is closed to members of the public until further notice. The council meeting scheduled for Wednesday 25 March 2020 has been cancelled. Further information will be provided when it's available.

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

Please note, members of the public who 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.

Full council meetings for 2020

Date Time Questions Notes


Wednesday 25 March 2020

This meeting has been cancelled due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It has been provisionally rescheduled for Wednesday 6 May 2020.
Wednesday 27 May 2020 7pm No AGM
Please note, all dates are subject to change. Any changes will be clearly shown on this page.

Important information - booking to attend council meetings

All members of the public must book a space in order to attend a council meeting. If there is more than one council meeting on the same day, i.e. if an extraordinary council meeting has been called to follow the scheduled council meeting, you only need to book for the earliest meeting, but you may attend the subsequent meeting(s). 

You can use our online form to book a space at the next council meeting. Please note, bookings only open one week before the meeting.

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 Civic Centre car park and Town Hall courtyard are no longer available for parking.

Council questions

Meetings where members of the public can ask questions are clearly indicated in the table above. A question may only be asked if seven clear working days' notice has been given.

To put forward a question at a council meeting, please contact:
Post: Middlesbrough Council, PO Box 503, Town Hall, Middlesbrough, TS1 9FX

Agendas, reports and minutes - eGenda

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 Democratic Services 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 record video and audio at meetings of the full council, as well as streaming the meeting live via the Middlesbrough Council Facebook page.

Videos from the last three council meetings are available below. All recorded meetings are available via the Middlesbrough Council YouTube channel for a period of two years after the meeting.

Video from council meeting on Wednesday 26 February 2020

Video from extraordinary council meeting on Wednesday 12 February 2020

Video from council meeting on Wednesday 15 January 2020

Video from council meeting on Wednesday 26 February 2020