Councillor Pickard has been a member of North Tyneside Council from 1982. Since 2013 he has been the Deputy Elected Mayor and a Cabinet Member. His cabinet responsibilities include Regeneration, Planning, Business and Economic Development and Delivery of the Investment Programme
He is a cabinet member on the new North of Tyne Combined Authority with responsibility for economic growth and the Investment Fund. In addition he is a member of the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Authority.
You can read Councillor Pickard’s Register of Interests here.