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2004 Boundaries of Thornton and Allerton Ward
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Thornton and Allerton (population 15,003 - 2001 UK census) is a ward within the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council in the county of West Yorkshire, England, named after the villages of Thornton and Allerton around which it is drawn.

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council Local government body in England

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council is the local authority of the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England. It is a metropolitan district council, one of five in West Yorkshire and one of 36 in the metropolitan counties of England, and provides the majority of local government services in Bradford. Since 1 April 2014 it has been a constituent council of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

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As well as the villages of Thornton and Allerton, the ward includes the hamlets of Sandy Lane, Stony Lane, Broom Hill, School Green and Leaventhorpe. [1]

Thornton, West Yorkshire village in West Yorkshire, England, UK

Thornton is a village within the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford, in West Yorkshire, England. It lies to the west of Bradford, and together with neighbouring Allerton, has total resident population of 15,004, increasing to 17,276 at the 2011 Census. Its most famous residents were the Brontës.

Councillors

Thornton and Allerton ward is represented on Bradford Council by three Labour Party councillors, Richard Dunbar, Sue Duffy and Beverley Mullaney. [2]

Labour Party (UK) Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom that has been described as an alliance of social democrats, democratic socialists and trade unionists. The party's platform emphasises greater state intervention, social justice and strengthening workers' rights.

ElectionCouncillorCouncillorCouncillor
2004 Valerie Binney (Con)Michael Evan McCabe (Con)Clive Thomas Richardson (Con)
2006 Valerie Binney (Con)Michael McCabe (Con)Clive Richardson (Con)
2007 Valerie Binney (Con)Michael McCabe (Con)Clive Richardson (Con)
2008 Valerie Binney (Con)Michael McCabe (Con)Charles Sykes (Con)
2010 Valerie Binney (Con)Michael McCabe (Con)Charles Sykes (Con)
2011 Valerie Binney (Con)Michael McCabe (Con)Charles Sykes (Con)
2012 Valerie Binney (Con)Michael McCabe (Con)Charles Sykes (Con)
2014 Richard Lee Dunbar (Lab)Michael McCabe (Con)Charles Sykes (Con)
2015 Richard Dunbar (Lab)Sue Duffy (Lab)Charles Sykes (Con)
2016 Richard Dunbar (Lab)Sue Duffy (Lab)Beverley Winifred Mullaney (Lab)

     indicates seat up for re-election.

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References

  1. Council ward profile (pdf). 2004.
  2. "Your councillors by ward". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council . Retrieved 27 September 2017.