Unfortunately the Mayor has Covid, therefore we are postponing next week’s Mayor’s Question (MQT)  from The Exchange Theatre. Mayor Driscoll will be back for a face to face MQT from North Shields at a later date!   We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

North of Tyne Mayor, Jamie Driscoll  will  host his sixth  Mayor’s Question Time on  23 March 2022 at The Exchange Theatre in North Shields. 

Mayor Jamie Driscoll said: I was directly elected by the people of North Tyneside, Northumberland and Newcastle so it’s important that the people get to speak with me directly. You might have a burning question, or you might just be interested in hearing about what’s happening.  Whatever your reasons, I look forward to you joining me, be it in person or online.”  

Mayor Driscoll will strike up conversations about his work at the question-and-answer session at The Exchange Theatre, Howard Street, North Shields, NE30 1SE from 6.30pm on 23 March.   

    The Exchange Theatre building

How to take part and submit a question

Tickets for the free event are limited and available now. Get your free ticket for MQT at the Exchange here.  If you can’t attend in person you can attend online by registering here.  Details of how to submit questions to the Mayor will be sent to you upon registration.  Your questions can be submitted in advance when you sign-up for a free ticket.   

 Jamie Driscoll is the Elected Mayor of the North of Tyne Combined Authority which is responsible for spending a £20 million a year investment fund. The Combined Authority also controls the £23 million a year adult education budget for the region.  

Jamie Driscoll was elected North of Tyne Mayor on a manifesto that pledges to focus on community wealth building, addressing the climate emergency, setting up community hubs, building affordable housing, and developing meaningful adult education.