Bowling and Barkerend

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Bowling and Barkerend
Bowling and Barkerend is located in West Yorkshire
Bowling and Barkerend
Bowling and Barkerend
 Bowling and Barkerend shown within West Yorkshire
Population 18,226 
OS grid reference SE178318
Metropolitan borough City of Bradford
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRADFORD
Postcode district BD4 BD3
Dialling code 01274
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Bradford East
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire

Coordinates: 53°46′59″N 1°43′59″W / 53.783°N 1.733°W / 53.783; -1.733

Bowling and Barkerend
Bowling and Barkerend Ward 2004.png
2004 Boundaries of Bowling and Barkerend Ward
Councillors
1st: Hassan Uzzaman Khan (Labour Party)
2nd: Imran Ahmed Khan (Labour Party)
3rd: Rizwana Jamil (Labour Party)

Bowling and Barkerend is an electoral ward in the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council.

Bowling and Barkerend covers the area immediately east and south of Bradford centre. It includes the areas known as Barkerend, Bowling, East Bowling, Swaine Green, Cutler Heights and Goose Hill. St Clement's Church on Barkerend Road has Pre-Raphaelite decorations by Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Note that West Bowling is in neighbouring Little Horton Ward.

Boundaries[edit]

It is bounded on the west side by the Bradford Inner Ring Road (Canal Road, Shipley Airedale Road, Croft Street) then the railway line from Bradford Interchange to Halifax until it meets New Cross Street where the boundary heads south east around the edge of Parkside (New Cross Street, Avenue Road, Parkside Road and along the edge of the Cemetery). On the south side the boundary follows the Outer Ring Road (Rooley Lane, Sticker Lane) past Wakefield Road then forks east on Cutler Heights Lane which becomes Dick Lane as it curves northward. The boundary then follows the Bradford to Leeds railway line west. The boundary heads north again along Birksland Street and continues the same line between Gledhill Road and Whitehead Street, through the grounds of Leeds Road Hospital and along the edge of the allotments to Barkerend Road. Then north east along the path marking the edge of Bradford Moor Golf Course to re-join the Outer Ring Road (Killinghall Road). Along the north side the boundary forks west off Killinghall Road onto Northcote Road then turns west along Otley Road. The boundary loops south round Undercliffe Cemetery and back to Otley Road, as the road turns south the boundary continues west along the edge of the school fields to Bolton Road and continues west down the hill to Canal Road as it feeds into the inner ring road.

Election results[edit]

Returned Councillors[edit]

Election 2004 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2014 2015
Councillor, party Rupert Oliver, Liberal Rupert Oliver, Labour John Anthony Robertshaw, Conservative Hassan Uzzaman Khan, Labour
Councillor, party Mohammed Jamil, Conservative Imran Ahmed Khan, Labour
Councillor, party Mukhtar Ali, Liberal Democrats (UK) Zameer Shah, Conservative Zameer Hussain Shah, Conservative Rizwana Jamil, Labour

2015 Election[edit]

In the 2015 election one of the three councillor posts was up for re-election. Imran Ahmed Khan for the Labour Party was the incumbent. The election was held in conjunction with the 2015 UK general election. Turnout is often increased in local elections when held in conjunction with general elections.

United Kingdom local elections, 2011: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Imran Ahmed Khan Elected 3,446 50.5 -6.1
Conservative Mohammed Jamil 1,380 20.2 +14.62
Liberal Democrat Susan Anne Elliott 942 13.8 -5.5
UKIP Brian Gilbert Jones 792 11.6 +11.6
Green Dale Patrick Deacon 201 2.9 +2.9
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Ian Slattery 63 0.9 +0.9
Majority 2,066 30.3 -7.42
Turnout 6,824 61.6 +18.6
Labour hold Swing -7.42

2014 Election[edit]

In the 2014 election one of the three councillor posts was up for re-election. Zafir Hussain Shah for the Conservative Party was the incumbent. The percentage changes are calculated in comparison to the 2012 election.

United Kingdom local elections, 2014: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rizwana Jamil Elected 2,532 56.6 +14.2
Liberal Democrat Michael Andrew Stelling 863 19.3 +6.9
Respect Mohammed Ashraf Miah 829 18.5 −15.6
Conservative Zaf Shah 249 5.6 −5.4
Majority 1,669 37.3 +29.0
Turnout 5,403 43.0 +5.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +29.0

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2012 Election[edit]

In the 2012 election one of the three councillor posts was up for re-election. John Anthony Robertshaw for the Conservative Party was the incumbent. The percentage changes are calculated in comparison to the party performances in the 2011 election.

United Kingdom local elections, 2012: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hassan Uzzaman Khan Elected 1,913 42.4 −0.8
Respect Mohammed Asif Kahn 1,535 34.1 +34.1
Liberal Democrat Amjad Ali 561 12.4 −12.4
Conservative John Anthony Robertshaw 498 11 −19.9
Majority 378 8.3 −4.0
Turnout 4,546 37.5 −2.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing −4.0

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2011 Election[edit]

In the 2011 election one of the three councillor posts was up for re-election. Mohammed Jamil for the Conservative Party was the incumbent. The percentage changes are calculated compared to the party performances in the 2010 election.

United Kingdom local elections, 2011: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Imran Ahmed Khan Elected 2,003 43.2 +8.4
Conservative Mohammed Jamil 1,433 30.9 −5.7
Liberal Democrat Tracey Dawn Leeming 1,152 24.8 −0.9
Majority 570 12.3 +14.1
Turnout 4,636 40.0 −19.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +14.1

2010 Election[edit]

In the 2010 election one of the three councillor posts was up for re-election. Zameer Shah for the Conservative Party was the incumbent. The percentage changes are calculated compared to the party shares in the 2008 election. The election was held in conjunction with the 2010 General Election, turnout is often increased when local elections coincide with General Elections.

United Kingdom local elections, 2010: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Zameer Hussain Shah Elected 2,357 36.6 −6.3
Labour Rupert Oliver 2,241 34.8 +1.9
Liberal Democrat Tracey Dawn Leeming 1,658 25.7 +1.5
Majority 116 1.8 −8.8
Turnout 6,486 59 +23
Conservative hold Swing −8.8

2008 Election[edit]

In the 2008 election one of the three councillor posts was up for re-election. Rupert Oliver for the Labour Party was the incumbent though he had been elected for the Liberal Democrats. The percentage changes are calculated compared to the party shares in the 2007 election.

United Kingdom local elections, 2008: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Antony Robertshaw Elected 1,796 42.9 -3.1
Labour Rupert Oliver 1,376 32.9 +3.1
Liberal Democrat Tracey Dawn Leeming 1,012 24.2 +2.4
Majority 420 10 -6.2
Turnout 4,202 36 -3.1
Conservative hold Swing -6.2

2007 Election[edit]

In the 2007 Election one of the three councillor posts was up for re-election. Mohammed Jamil for the Conservative Party was the incumbent. The percentage changes are calculated in comparison the party shares in the 2006 election.

United Kingdom local elections, 2007: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mohammed Jamil Elected 2,094 45.99 +7.9
Labour Raymond Bage 1,355 29.76 +2.3
Liberal Democrat Tracey Dawn Leeming 986 21.76 +0.6
Independent Muhammad Shakeel 87 1.91 N/A
Majority 739 16.23 +5.5
Turnout 4,553 39.12 -1.3
Conservative hold Swing 5.5

In July 2006 Rupert Oliver, elected for the Liberal Democrats, resigned the Liberal Democrat whip & joined the Labour Party.

2006 Election[edit]

In the 2006 Election only one of the three councillor posts was up for re-election. Mukhtar Ali for the Liberal Democrats was the incumbent. The turnout does not include spoiled papers & is a percentage of the 2007 electorate. Percentages changed are expressed compared to the overall party showings in 2004.

United Kingdom local elections, 2006: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Zameer Shah Elected 1,792 38.13 -3.6
Labour Raymond Bage 1,289 27.43 +4.0
Liberal Democrat Mukhtar Ali 989 21.04 -20.6
BNP Sharif Gawad 630 13.40 +13.4
Majority 503 10.70 17.5
Turnout 4,700 40.4 -1.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing 17.5

2004 election[edit]

The ward was created after boundary changes in the 2004 election. All three councillor posts were up for election and each elector had three votes. The turnout is estimated as a third of the total votes cast as a fraction of the 2007 electorate. Candidate percentages are expressed as a fraction of this turnout estimate. The election was held in conjunction with the 2004 European election.

United Kingdom local elections, 2004: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Rupert Oliver Elected 2,448 50.8 N/A
Conservative Mohammed Jamil Elected 1,827 37.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Mukhtar Ali Elected 1,810 37.5 N/A
Liberal Democrat Ghulam Chaudhury 1,770 36.7 N/A
Conservative Zameer Shah 1,679 34.8 N/A
Conservative Dawood Karim 1,545 32.0 N/A
Labour Raymond Bage 1,212 25.1 N/A
Labour Anthony Niland 1,196 24.8 N/A
Labour Shofiqul Islam 977 20.3 N/A
Turnout 4,821 41.4 N/A

The same results expressed by party

United Kingdom local elections, 2004: Bowling and Barkerend
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Rupert Oliver
Mukhtar Ali
6,028 41.7 N/A
Conservative Mohammed Jamil 5,051 34.9 N/A
Labour None 3,385 23.4 N/A
Turnout 14,464 41.4 N/A
Majority 977 6.8 N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bradford.gov.uk/asp/elections/resultsDetailL.asp?id=99&eid=10
  2. ^ http://www.bradford.gov.uk/asp/elections/resultsDetailL.asp?id=67&eid=7