Wharfedale (ward)

Wharfedale is a ward in the north east of the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council in West Yorkshire, England and is situated in Wharfedale (which the ward is named after), one of the Yorkshire dales. It consists of the settlements of Burley-in-Wharfedale, Burley Woodhead and Menston along with surrounding moorland. The population of the ward taken at the 2011 Census was 11,836.[1]

Wharfedale
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2004 Boundaries of Wharfedale Ward
Population11,836 2011 Census[1]
OS grid referenceSE165450
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Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLEEDS
Postcode districtLS29
Dialling code01943
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CouncillorsEdit

Wharfedale ward is represented on Bradford Council by three Conservative councillors, Gerald Barker, Jackie Whiteley and Dale Smith.[2]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Christopher Ian Greaves (Con) Matthew James Steven Palmer (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
2006 Chris Greaves (Con) Matt Palmer (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
2007 Chris Greaves (Con) Matt Palmer (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
2008 Chris Greaves (Con) Matt Palmer (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
2010 Chris Greaves (Con) Matt Palmer (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
2011 Chris Greaves (Con) Matt Palmer (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
February 2012 Chris Greaves (The Independents)[3][4] Matt Palmer (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
May 2012 Chris Greaves (The Independents) Matt Palmer (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
By-election
15 November 2012
Chris Greaves (The Independents) Jackie Whiteley (Con)[5][6] Dale Smith (Con)
2014 Gerald Anthony Granville Barker (Con) Jackie Whiteley (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
2015 Gerald Barker (Con) Jackie Whiteley (Con) Dale Smith (Con)
2016 Gerald Barker (Con) Jackie Whiteley (Con) Dale Smith (Con)

     indicates seat up for re-election.      indicates councillor defection.      indicates a by-election.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Wharfedale Ward (as of 2011) (E05001366)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Your councillors by ward". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  3. ^ Winrow, Jo (16 February 2012). "Wharfedale Tory councillor is kicked out by party". Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  4. ^ Staff writer (28 March 2012). "Independents form group". Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  5. ^ Redhead, Jonathan (3 October 2012). "Tory councillor resigns with a broadside at Bradford Council". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  6. ^ Staff writer (16 November 2012). "Conservative candidate takes Wharfedale seat". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 4 October 2017.

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Coordinates: 53°54′03″N 1°45′01″W / 53.90091°N 1.75037°W / 53.90091; -1.75037