Bowling and Barkerend

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Bowling and Barkerend
Bowling and Barkerend Ward 2004.png
2004 Boundaries of Bowling and Barkerend Ward
Bowling and Barkerend is located in West Yorkshire
Bowling and Barkerend
Bowling and Barkerend
Bowling and Barkerend shown within West Yorkshire
Population 20,618 Ward. 2011
OS grid reference SE178318
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
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
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UK
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53°46′59″N 1°43′59″W / 53.783°N 1.733°W / 53.783; -1.733Coordinates: 53°46′59″N 1°43′59″W / 53.783°N 1.733°W / 53.783; -1.733

Bowling and Barkerend is an electoral ward within the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. The population at the 2011 Census was 20,618.[1]

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.

Bradford UK ward map 2010 (Bowling & Barkerend)

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.

Councillors[edit]

Bowling and Barkerend ward is represented on Bradford Council by three Labour Party councillors, Rizwana Jamil, Imran Khan and Hassan Khan.[2]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Mukhtar Ali (Lib Dem) Mohammed Jamil (Con) Rupert Oliver (Lib Dem)
2006 Zameer Hussain Shah (Con) Mohammed Jamil (Con) Rupert Oliver (Lib Dem)
October 2006 Zameer Shah (Con) Mohammed Jamil (Con) Rupert Oliver (Lab)
2007 Zameer Shah (Con) Mohammed Jamil (Con) Rupert Oliver (Lab)
2008 Zameer Shah (Con) Mohammed Jamil (Con) John Robertshaw (Con)
2010 Zameer Shah (Con) Mohammed Jamil (Con) John Robertshaw (Con)
2011 Zameer Shah (Con) Imran Ahmed Khan (Lab) John Robertshaw (Con)
2012 Zameer Shah (Con) Imran Khan (Lab) Hassan Uzzaman Khan (Lab)
2014 Rizwana Jamil (Lab) Imran Khan (Lab) Hassan Khan (Lab)
2015 Rizwana Jamil (Lab) Imran Khan (Lab) Hassan Khan (Lab)
2016 Rizwana Jamil (Lab) Imran Khan (Lab) Hassan Khan (Lab)

     indicates seat up for re-election.      Incumbent Rupert Oliver switched from the Lib Dems to Labour in October 2006.[6]

Elections in 2010s[edit]

May 2016[edit]

United Kingdom local elections, 2016: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Hassan Uzzaman Khan* 2,643 67
Liberal Democrat Bacha Sayed 650 17
TUSC Ian Slattery 351 9
Conservative Altaf Hussain 278 7
Majority 1,993 50.8
Turnout 3,922 34
Labour hold Swing

May 2015[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, 2015: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Imran Ahmed Khan 3,446 50.5 Decrease6.1
Conservative Mohammed Jamil 1,380 20.2 Increase14.62
Liberal Democrat Susan Anne Elliott 942 13.8 Decrease5.5
UKIP Brian Gilbert Jones 792 11.6 Increase11.6
Green Dale Patrick Deacon 201 2.9 Increase2.9
Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts Ian Slattery 63 0.9 Increase0.9
Majority 2,066 30.3 Decrease7.42
Turnout 6,824 61.6 Increase18.6
Labour hold Swing Decrease7.42

May 2014[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.[7]

United Kingdom local elections, 2014: Bowling and Barkerend
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Rizwana Jamil 2,532 56.6 Increase14.2
Liberal Democrat Michael Andrew Stelling 863 19.3 Increase6.9
Respect Mohammed Ashraf Miah 829 18.5 Decrease15.6
Conservative Zaf Shah 249 5.6 Decrease5.4
Majority 1,669 37.3 Increase29.0
Turnout 5,403 43.0 Increase5.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Increase29.0

May 2012[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 1,913 42.4 Decrease0.8
Respect Mohammed Asif Kahn 1,535 34.1 Increase34.1
Liberal Democrat Amjad Ali 561 12.4 Decrease12.4
Conservative John Anthony Robertshaw 498 11 Decrease19.9
Majority 378 8.3 Decrease4.0
Turnout 4,546 37.5 Decrease2.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Decrease4.0

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May 2011[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 2,003 43.2 Increase8.4
Conservative Mohammed Jamil 1,433 30.9 Decrease5.7
Liberal Democrat Tracey Dawn Leeming 1,152 24.8 Decrease0.9
Majority 570 12.3 Increase14.1
Turnout 4,636 40.0 Decrease19.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Increase14.1

May 2010[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 2,357 36.6 Decrease6.3
Labour Rupert Oliver 2,241 34.8 Increase1.9
Liberal Democrat Tracey Dawn Leeming 1,658 25.7 Increase1.5
Majority 116 1.8 Decrease8.8
Turnout 6,486 59 Increase23
Conservative hold Swing Decrease8.8

Elections in 2000s[edit]

2008

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 1,796 42.9 Decrease3.1
Labour Rupert Oliver 1,376 32.9 Increase3.1
Liberal Democrat Tracey Dawn Leeming 1,012 24.2 Increase2.4
Majority 420 10 Decrease6.2
Turnout 4,202 36 Decrease3.1
Conservative hold Swing Decrease6.2
2007

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 2,094 45.99 Increase7.9
Labour Raymond Bage 1,355 29.76 Increase2.3
Liberal Democrat Tracey Dawn Leeming 986 21.76 Increase0.6
Independent Muhammad Shakeel 87 1.91 N/A
Majority 739 16.23 Increase5.5
Turnout 4,553 39.12 Decrease1.3
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

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 1,792 38.13 Decrease3.6
Labour Raymond Bage 1,289 27.43 Increase4.0
Liberal Democrat Mukhtar Ali 989 21.04 Decrease20.6
BNP Sharif Gawad 630 13.40 Increase13.4
Majority 503 10.70 17.5
Turnout 4,700 40.4 Decrease1.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing 17.5
2004

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 2,448 50.8 N/A
Conservative Mohammed Jamil 1,827 37.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Mukhtar Ali 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
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Bradford ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Your councillors by ward". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Councillor Rizwana Jamil". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Councillor Imran Khan". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Councillor Hassan Khan". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  6. ^ Winrow, Jo (6 October 2006). "Rupert takes seat on Labour benches". Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-25. Retrieved 2014-05-25.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2014-05-25.