Northern region

PCS has approximately 16,500 members working in our region, covering Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham, the Tees Valley and Cumbria.


Coronavirus Latest

PCS members and reps are advised that the Newcastle PCS office has been closed since Monday 23 March until further notice. This is due to the Coronavirus outbreak and resulting restrictions.

Staff in thenorthern region are still working to provide PCS members with support and advice.

Regular, department specific, updates are being posted to group websites. You can find yours here. General queries, including advice on Covid19, can be emailed to Staff are also picking up phone messages on a regular basis during each day, so PCS members can also leave messages on 0113 200 5300. Phone messages and emails will be referred to the appropriate officer.

We recognise this is a difficult and uncertain time for us all, and that PCS members are on the front line of the country’s response to this crisis. We will ensure that your union continues to fight for your interests while you are carrying out this vital role.

Members are employed in a range of government departments including:

PCS plays a full part in the northern TUC and is represented at all levels of its regional structure. We have a team of four delegates to the biennial conference, and three serving members of the executive committee.

You can contact us at

Page last updated: 26 March 2020

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