Jim BeallBig Local Forum Member
1st October 2019
Jim was born and bred in Stockton, brought up on neighbouring Hardwick, and later lived in the Roseworth Ward for 27 years, bringing up his own family here; his adult granddaughter live on Roseworth. After over 30 years working in adults and children’s social care, Jim was elected as a Roseworth Councillor in 2007. Since then he has gained a wider experience of all aspects of the Council’s many functions. He has been the Deputy Leader of the Council since 2011 and is also currently its Cabinet Member for Health, Leisure & Culture. Jim is (the first) Chair of Governors at Rosebrook Primary School and is also Chair of Eastern Ravens Trust, a longstanding local children’s charity which supports disadvantaged children and young people in the area, including young carers. Jim is married and enjoys any free time being a (great) grandparent, attending live music and comedy, following Middlesbrough Football Club and occasional holidays abroad.