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was elected for three years and the candidate with the third highest number of votes was elected for two years; their seat therefore being up for re-election in 2006. Political groupings and control All three of the United Kingdom's main political parties: the Labour Party (Labour Party (UK)), the Conservatives (Conservative Party (UK)) and Liberal Democrats have strong representation on the council. Each of the parties has formed the largest group on the council at some point you-kmc kmc-howcouncilworks election result11.shtml title Results for the 01 May 2008 District Council Election accessdate 2009-02-15 work publisher Kirklees Council date *The Conservative Party: Birstall & Birkenshaw, Holme Valley South, Liversedge & Gomersal and Mirfield. *The Labour Party: Ashbrow, Batley East and Greenhead wards. *The Liberal Democrats: Almondbury, Cleckheaton and Colne Valley. The Green Party (Green Party of England and Wales) has

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: 1,677 (over Liberal Alliance) &quot; Liberal Alliance (Liberal Party (UK)) United Kingdom general election, 1983 1983

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at the Cathedral Church of All Saints (Wakefield Cathedral), a parish church elevated to cathedral status in 1888. share source area City of Bradford Bradford , Kirklees & Calderdale format contemporary (Contemporary hit radio) '''The Pulse''' is a British (United Kingdom) Independent Local Radio station that serves the Bradford (City of Bradford), Kirklees and Calderdale areas of West

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of Cumbria is covered by ''Look North (BBC Look North (North East and Cumbria))'' in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The BBC intends to move its Sport (BBC Sport) and children's television departments and Radio Five Live (BBC Radio Five Live) to Salford Quays. Granada Television is based in Manchester, and produces many ITV well-known programmes such as ''Coronation Street''. It has the regional ''Granada Reports'' programme. Border Television is based in Carlisle, producing

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in the last ten years, although none has been able to gain a majority. Each party has a number of "safe" wards, where they have held all the seats at each election since 2004:

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and floodplains formed by the river systems that flow throughout the district. More than half of Bradford’s land is green open space, stretching over part of the Airedale and Wharfedale Valleys, across the hills and the Pennine moorland between. The Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District are both in close proximity.

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. 2008 election Following the May 2008 elections, the Conservatives became the largest party grouping

14 February 2009 quote url http: news local-west-yorkshire-news tm_objectid 15357953&method full&siteid 50060&headline freedom-of-kirklees----for-a-french-town--name_page.html * The Rt Hon Betty Boothroyd MP (20 November 1992) * Citizens of Besançon, France (7 October 2005) * The Yorkshire Regiment (25 October 2008)

Huddersfield parade to honour Yorkshire Regiment work Huddersfield Examiner page date 16 October 2008 accessdate 14 February 2009 quote url http: news local-west-yorkshire-news 2008 10 16 special-huddersfield-parade-to-honour-yorkshire-regiment-86081-22044322 Twin towns Kirklees is twinned (Twin towns and sister cities) with: * Besançon, France

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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).

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