Council and Committee structure

Area Committees

Barrowford and Western Parishes Committee

Membership

Conservative

  • Cllr. Linda Crossley (Chairman)
  • Cllr. Noel McEvoy
  • Cllr. James Starkie (Vice Chairman)
  • Cllr. Christian Wakeford
    Cllr. Ken Turner

Liberal Democrat

  • Cllr. Brian Newman

Co-optees (NB Co-optees cannot vote)

  • Barley-with-Wheatley Booth Parish
  • Barrowford Parish Council
  • Blacko Parish Council
  • Goldshaw Booth Parish Council
  • Higham-with-West Close Booth Parish Council
  • Old Laund Booth Parish Council
  • Roughlee Booth Parish Council

Brierfield and Reedley Committee

Members

Conservative

  • Cllr. Nawaz Ahmed
  • Cllr. Musawar R. Arshad 
  • Cllr. Pauline McCormick

Labour 

  • Cllr. Mohammed Arshad
  • Cllr. Naeem Ashraf (Chair)
  • Cllr. Yasser Iqbal (Vice Chairman)

Co-optees (NB Co-optees cannot vote)

  • Brierfield Town Council
  • Reedley Hallows Parish Council

Colne and District Committee

Members

Conservative

  • Cllr. Neil Butterworth
  • Cllr. Sarah Cockburn-Price
  • Cllr. Joe Cooney
  • Cllr. Margaret Foxley
  • Cllr. Nathan T. McCollum
  • Cllr. Jonathan Nixon (Vice Chairman)
  • Cllr. Steve Petty
  • Cllr. Graham Waugh (Chairman)
  • Cllr. Paul White

Liberal Democrat

  • Cllr. David Clegg
  • Cllr. Tony Greaves
  • Cllr. Dorothy Lord
  • Cllr. Graham Roach

Co-optees (NB Co-optees cannot vote)

  • Colne Customer Panel 
  • Foulridge Parish Council
  • Laneshawbridge Parish Council
  • Trawden Forest Parish Council
  • Colne Town Centre Forum

Nelson Committee

Members

British National Party

  • Cllr. Brian Parker

Conservative

  • Cllr. Nadeem Ahmed
  • Cllr. Tommy Cooney

Labour

  • Cllr. George Adam
  • Cllr. Mohammad Ammer (Chairman)
  • Cllr. Eileen Ansar
  • Cllr. Wayne Blackburn
  • Cllr. Julie Henderson
  • Cllr. Mohammed Iqbal
  • Cllr. Asjad Mahmood
  • Cllr. Mohammad Sakib (Vice Chairman)
  • Cllr. Kathleen Shore
  • Cllr. David Whalley
  • Cllr. Sheila Wicks
  • Cllr. Nadeem Younis 

Co-optees (NB Co-optees cannot vote)

  • Nelson Town Centre Partnership

West Craven Committee

Members

Conservative

  • Cllr. Lyle Davy (Vice Chairman)
  • Cllr. Mike Goulthorp (Chairman)
  • Cllr. Morris Horsfield
  • Cllr. Jenny Purcell

Liberal Democrat

  • Cllr. Marjorie Adams
  • Cllr. Ken Hartley
  • Cllr. Claire E Teall
  • Cllr. David Whipp 

Independent

  • Cllr. Rosemary Carroll

Co-optees (NB Co-optees cannot vote)

  • Barnoldswick Town Council
  • Salterforth Parish Council
  • Bracewell and Brogden Parish Meeting
  • Earby Town Council
  • Kelbrook and Sough Parish Council