Independent 2. Yorkshire cathedral city in the middle of an industrial, ex-mining area. The 'Rhubarb Triangle' is in the area, as are the power station of Ferrybridge and Kellingly colliery.
Wakefield West has a byelection on 23 November (held by Labour). Labour held Stanley and Outwood East on 12 October. Nick Farmer (Ossett) moved from UK Independence Party to Independent in June 2017.
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