Kirklees

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 17
  • Labour 38
  • Liberal Democrats 8
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 5
  • Vacant 1

Green Party 3, Independent 2. The heavy woollen industry of Dewsbury, pennine town of Huddersfield and the beautiful Colne Valley.

Birstall and Birkenshaw ward has a vacant seat (held by the Conservatives). Labour gained Denby Dale from the Conservatives at a byelection on 1 November. Edgar Holroyd-Doveton (Holme Valley North) moved from Independent to Labour in August 2018. Bernard McGuin (Almondbury) moved from Conservative to Independent in June 2018, but returned in August 2018. Gemma Wilson (Lindley) moved from Conservative to Liberal Democrat in June 2018.

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
Metrop

Address
Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 1WG

Phone
01484 221000

Website
http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1697.85