and each is represented on the borough council by three councillors: the council therefore has 69 members. Elections are held by thirds, with one councillor in each ward being elected for a four-year term in three years out of four on first past the post (Plurality voting system) basis. Exceptions to this include by-elections and ward boundary changes. In 2004 the wards of the council were redrawn, and there was therefore a general election of the entire council.
2009-02-15 work publisher Kirklees Council date August 2008 The mayor is elected from among the councillors for a one-year term (the "civic year") at the council's annual meeting. Kirklees is the most populated borough or district in England not to have List of cities
. In 1988 a Parish council (Parish councils in England) was formed and became one of five in Kirklees, the others being:- Denby Dale, Meltham, Kirkburton and Holme Valley. As a Parish council an additional tax precept to the Kirklees MBC tax is levied on the towns residents for projects within the town. Mirfield has a town council, made up of 16 volunteer councillors who serve for a fixed four year term, and represent ward members within the parish. http
: www.visionofbritain.org.uk unit_page.jsp?u_id 10108792&c_id 10001043 , and the 1971 census 51,326 people, making it the fourth least populous county borough in England (after Canterbury, Burton (Burton upon Trent) and Yarmouth (Great Yarmouth)). '''Thornhill''', is a village in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. Thornhill was absorbed into Dewsbury County Borough in 1910. It is located on a hill on the south side of the River Calder (River Calder, West Yorkshire), and has extensive views
. It has been settled for at least 4,000 years. Experts regard it as one of Yorkshire's most important early Iron Age hill forts. Stonepages.com website The summit of Castle Hill is by far the most conspicuous landmark in Huddersfield. The Hill has been a place of recreation for hundreds of years and the easily discernible remains of past occupation have made it a subject for legend, speculation and scientific study
Democrats formed a "partnership" administration. The vote to remove the minority Conservative administration was won by 46 votes to 23, with the Green councillors voting against the Tories. The leader of the council is a Labour councillor and the deputy leader a Liberal Democrat
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Resident Population Estimates by Ethnic Group (Percentages); Mid-2005 Population Estimates accessdate 2008-04-17 work National Statistics Online publisher Office for National Statistics website kirklees.gov.uk The '''Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees''' is a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 422,500
than fifty suggestions, including "Upper Agbrigg (Agbrigg and Morley)", "Brigantia (Brigantes)" and "Wooldale". It was named after Kirklees Priory, legendary burial place of Robin Hood.
microsites H history n-s robin07.html title In the footsteps of Robin Hood accessdate 2009-02-14 work History publisher Channel 4 date The site of the priory is now Kirklees Park Estate, situated mid way between Huddersfield and Dewsbury and the location of Kirklees Hall. Under the original draft of the Act, the area was set to include Ossett, which was part of the Dewsbury (UK Parliament constituency) Dewsbury Parliamentary constituency
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) meta color " rowspan 4 rowspan 4 Labour Party (Labour Party (UK)) 2010 (United Kingdom general election, 2010): 4,406 (over Conservatives) - 2005 (United Kingdom general election, 2005): 5,788 (over Conservatives) - 2001 (United Kingdom general election, 2001): 5,064 (over Conservatives)
: www.psr.keele.ac.uk area uk constit 521.htm title Colne Valley accessdate 2009-02-15 work Political Science Resources publisher University of Keele date - 1997 (United Kingdom general election, 1997): 4,840 (over Conservatives) - rowspan 4 Dewsbury County Constituency (Dewsbury (UK Parliament constituency)) rowspan 4 The following wards continued to formulate the Dewsbury seat from 1997-2005: Dewsbury East, Dewsbury West, Heckmondwike
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, England. It is to the west of Wakefield, east of Huddersfield and south of Leeds. It lies by the River Calder (River Calder, West Yorkshire) and an arm of the Calder and Hebble Navigation. In 1974 responsibility for local government passed to Kirklees Metropolitan Council (Kirklees), with its headquarters in Huddersfield. The population of Dewsbury has remained broadly static over the past century - the 1911 census recorded 53,351 people http
The '''Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees''' is a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 422,500 Kirklees MBC website - Community statistics, 2011 Census and includes the settlements of Batley, Birstall (Birstall, West Yorkshire), Cleckheaton, Denby Dale, Dewsbury, Heckmondwike, Holmfirth, Huddersfield, Kirkburton, Marsden (Marsden, West Yorkshire), Meltham, Mirfield and Slaithwaite. Huddersfield is the largest settlement of the district, and its centre of administration (administrative centre).