Town and Parish Council by Elections 2021
On Thursday, 6 May 2021, there will be a number of Town and Parish Council by Elections taking place around the District.
This is because a number of parish and town council seats have been vacated since March 2020. This page shows those vacancies and sets out which are going to be filled at a by election and which can be, or have already been, filled by co-option.
Vacancies to be filled at an election
Vacancies have been advertised in the following parished areas where an election has been requested. If any election is contested it will be held on 6 May 2021 alongside scheduled elections for District Councillors and the election of a West Yorkshire Mayor.
|Parish/Town area||No. of vacancies||Vacating Councillor(s)|
|Hemsworth Town Council -
|Hemsworth Twon Council -|
|1||Glen Robert Holmes|
|Upton Parish Council||1||Clive Drobig|
Vacancies to be filled by co-option
The following vacancies were advertised but an election was not requested. In the following areas, the Parish or Town Council can now co-opt new members, or have co-opted new members as shown. If you are interested in being a Parish Councillor in these areas, please contact the parish or town council direct.
|Parish/Town area||No. of vacancies||Vacating Councillor(s)||Name of Co-Optee|
(if vacancy has been filled)
|Badsworth||1||Dan Crawshaw||Geoff Thompson|
Arthur William Ripley
|Darrington||2||Remain vacant after the May 2019 elections||Vacant|
|Havercroft-with-Cold Hiendley||4||Faith Heptinstall|