Tony Trapp MBE

Tony Trapp MBE

Why do you think a Mayor will be a good thing for the North East?

We need a ‘big personality’ to add character and vitality to the region, and be responsible for getting things done.

What do you think is our biggest strength in the North East?

The people and their belief in the area.

What do you think is the biggest issue we need to tackle in the region?

Lack of ambition and lack of belief in ourselves.



BBC or Netflix?         


Who is your favorite author? 

Matt Ridley  

Visit Europe or the USA?      


What has been your biggest challenge? 

Keeping everyone happy 

Plane, train, bus or car? 


How would your friends describe you, in one word?