Your councillors

Each local area in Kirklees is represented by three local councillors. There are 23 of these areas (called ‘wards’) in Kirklees, and 69 councillors in total. Find out who your councillors are and get in touch:

Find your councillor

What councillors do

Our citizens have told us that you want to know more about what your local councillors do in their day-to-day roles. We’ve created some short videos to help you learn more.

Videos: A day in the life of a councillor

Putting councillors at the heart

Councillors help local organisations to grow our relationships with our citizens, and they help citizens to connect with each other. That’s why it’s important for Kirklees Council to put councillors at the heart of what we do.

Putting councillors at the heart

Ward project budgets – funding

Kirklees Council have made more money available for councillors to help organisations and groups who are supporting people in our local places during Covid-19. £30,000 of extra funding is available for each ward.

Ward project budgets

Be a councillor

Whatever matters in your local place, you could be just the person to help by becoming a local councillor. It’s your chance to make a huge difference to the quality of life for local people.

Be a councillor website
Becoming a councillor in Kirklees