Kirklees

  • Council Control: Min CA
  • Conservatives 15
  • Labour 24
  • Liberal Democrats 10
  • Green 4
  • Other 16

Community Alliance 6, Kirklees Community Independent 6, Independent 4. The heavy woollen industry of Dewsbury, pennine town of Huddersfield and the beautiful Colne Valley.

The council leader and four other Labour councillors moved to sit as Independents in May 2024. Jo Lawson and Imran Safdar (both Crosland Moor and Netherton ward) moved from Labour to form the Kirklees Community Independents group in February 2024. Ammar Anwar (Dewsbury West) moved from Labour to Independent in January 2024, to Kirklees Community Independent in February 2024.

Next local elections
2026

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
Metrop

Address
Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 1WG

Phone
01484 221000

Website
http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£2207.66