Great Horton

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Coordinates: 53°46′55″N 1°47′46″W / 53.782°N 1.796°W / 53.782; -1.796

Great Horton
Great Horton Ward 2004.png
Great Horton Ward 2004
Population 17,683 (Ward.2011)
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
UK Parliament
Councillors
List of places
UK
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Great Horton (population 16,202 - 2001 UK census) is a ward within the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, in the county of West Yorkshire, England. The population of the ward increased to 17,683 at the 2011 Census.[1]

Great Horton covers the area west of Bradford ring road and east of the village of Clayton. The areas covered include Great Horton, Scholemore, Paradise Green, Lidget Green and Pickles Hill. Horton Bank Bottom, Horton Bank and to some extent Great Horton itself extend into neighbouring wards.

Signpost in Lidget Green

Councillors[edit]

Great Horton electoral ward is represented on Bradford Council by three Labour Party councillors, Joanne Dodds, Tariq Hussain and Abdul Jabar.[2]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Intkhab Alam (Con) John Derek Godward (Lab) Paul John Flowers (Lab)
2006 Joanne Margaret Dodds (Lab)[6] John Godward (Lab) Paul Flowers (Lab)
2007 Joanne Dodds (Lab) John Godward (Lab) Paul Flowers (Lab)
2008 Joanne Dodds (Lab) John Godward (Lab) Paul Flowers (Lab)
2010 Joanne Dodds (Lab) John Godward (Lab) Paul Flowers (Lab)
May 2011 Joanne Dodds (Lab) John Godward (Lab) Paul Flowers (Lab)
By-election
24 November 2011
[7][8]
Joanne Dodds (Lab) John Godward (Lab) Abdul Jabar (Lab)
2012 Joanne Dodds (Lab) John Godward (Lab) Abdul Jabar (Lab)
2014 Joanne Dodds (Lab) John Godward (Lab) Abdul Jabar (Lab)
2015 Joanne Dodds (Lab) Tariq Hussain (Lab) Abdul Jabar (Lab)
2016 Joanne Dodds (Lab) Tariq Hussain (Lab) Abdul Jabar (Lab)

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Bradford Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Your councillors by ward". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 
  3. ^ "Councillor Joanne Dodds". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 
  4. ^ "Councillor Tariq Hussain". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "Councillor Abdul Jabar". bradford.moderngov.co.uk. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 
  6. ^ Two seats were contested after incumbent councillor Intkhab Alam was jailed in March 2006 for trying to pervert the course of justice after his minicab hit and killed a man.
    See: Staff writer (17 July 2006). "Disgraced councillor made £12,000 claim". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 25 September 2017. 
  7. ^ Cllr. Paul Flowers (Labour Party) stood down in 2011 after "adult content" was found on a council computer he had used.
    See: Staff writer (20 November 2013). "Ex-Co-op bank boss Paul Flowers' home searched by police". BBC News. Retrieved 4 October 2017. 
  8. ^ Wright, Steve (25 November 2011). "Labour hold on easily to Great Horton ward". Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 4 October 2017. 

External links[edit]


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