Independents 10. Large town in Central Lancashire with traditional cotton industry giving way to higher technologies; there is a very high muslim population in Blackburn.
Seven councillors moved from Labour to Indepedent on 31 October. Tiger Patel (Audley and Queens Park) moved from Conservative to Independent, and Mohammed Irfan (Billinge and Beardwood) moved from Labour to Independent, in October 2023. Hussain Akhtar (Shear Brow and Corporation Park) moved from Labour to Independent in July 2023.
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