Idle and Thackley

Idle and Thackley is a ward within the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council in the county of West Yorkshire, England, named after the villages of Idle and Thackley around which it is drawn. The population of 14,541 according to the 2001 UK census had increased at the 2011 Census to 16,135.[1]

Idle and Thackley
Idle and Thackley Ward 2004.png
2004 Boundaries of Idle and Thackley Ward
Idle and Thackley is located in West Yorkshire
Idle and Thackley
Idle and Thackley
Location within West Yorkshire
Population16,135 (ward. 2011)
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBRADFORD
Postcode districtBD
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Yorkshire
53°50′17″N 1°43′30″W / 53.838°N 1.725°W / 53.838; -1.725Coordinates: 53°50′17″N 1°43′30″W / 53.838°N 1.725°W / 53.838; -1.725

As well as the villages of Idle and Thackley, the ward includes the villages of Apperley Bridge, Greengates, a small part of the Thorpe Edge housing estate, and a part of Little London near Rawdon.[2]

CouncillorsEdit

Idle and Thackley electoral ward is represented on Bradford Council by three Liberal Democrat councillors, Dominic Fear, Jeanette Sunderland and Alun Griffiths.[3]

 
2004 Boundaries of Eccleshill Ward.
Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 David Ward (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Ann Lesley Ozolins (Lib Dem)
2006 David Ward (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Alun Owen Griffiths (Lib Dem)
2007 David Ward (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Alun Griffiths (Lib Dem)
2008 David Ward (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Ed Hall (Lib Dem)
2010 Chris Reid (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Ed Hall (Lib Dem)
2011 Chris Reid (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Alun Griffiths (Lib Dem)[4]
2012 Chris Reid (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Alun Griffiths (Lib Dem)
2014 Dominic Fear (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Alun Griffiths (Lib Dem)
2015 Dominic Fear (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Alun Griffiths (Lib Dem)
2016 Dominic Fear (Lib Dem) Jeanette Sunderland (Lib Dem) Alun Griffiths (Lib Dem)

     indicates seat up for re-election.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "City of Bradford ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  2. ^ "BMDC Idle & Thackley Ward Polling Districts". Bradford District Council. 2005.
  3. ^ "Your councillors by ward". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  4. ^ Cllr Ed Hall resigned citing personal reasons.
    See: Barnett, Ben (11 April 2011). "119 contest 31 Bradford Council seats up for grabs on May 5". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 26 September 2017.

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