Independent 2. Yorkshire cathedral city in the middle of an industrial, ex-mining area. The 'Rhubarb Triangle' is in the area, as are the power station of Ferrybridge and Kellingly colliery.
There are vacancies in Airedale and Ferry Fryston (held by an Independent), and in Altofts and Whitwood ward and Normanton ward (both held by Labour).
Next local elections