Ordinary elections are next due in 2019. Normally any vacancy arising between elections is filled by co-option unless ten electors request a by-election. The cost of a full by-election is charged to the parish;  the co-option process has no cost.

 The current members of the council are:

  Lead Responsibilities Contact Number
Nicholas Fawcett (Chairman) Code of Conduct, Defra - based matters, Freedom of Information, , Register of Interests, 541178
Tony Blackmore (Vice-Chairman) Environment and Sustainability 845985
Glennis Allan Diggles First Fruits, Health & Safety Inspections, Play Area, Playing fields Association, Community Grants 845348
Charlotte Lund
  360177
David Hill Highways & Traffc; Code of Conduct 842368
Pete O'Brien 541036
Owen Milligan Planning, Northways Field 841121
Sue Park CPRE, Open Spaces Society, Yorkshire Rural Community council 844364
Andy Shaw Allotments, Footpaths, Licensing, Website 849789

Nominated representatives on other bodies:

Leeds Branch, Yorkshire Local councils Association: Cllr Fawcett and the clerk

Charity of Richard Dawson: Cllrs Fawcett and Park

Village Hall Management Committee: Cllr Allan

Diggles First Fruits: Mr A. Pennington and Cllr Allan

Leeds North East (Outer) Area Committee Forum: Cllr Fawcett

Clifford Community Amateur Sports Club committee: Cllr Blackmore.

Clifford Allotment Holders Association: Cllr Shaw.

Record of Training Undertaken


Council Committees/Working Groups:

Sports Facilities Management Group:
Cllrs O'Brien (Chairman), Cllr Blackmore, representatives from Clifford Football Club and a named repreentative from Clifford Scouting.

Highways & Traffic Plan Working Group:
Cllr Blackmore, Cllr Hill & Community representatives.

Buses & Byways Working Group: Cllr Shaw, John Curtin with community representatives.

Audit Committee:
Chairman and Vice-Chairman, Cllr Shaw; Internal Auditor Ms Lisa Downes.
Minutes: November 2015 (including Half Year Internal Audit Report)
Agenda: 20th April 2016 (including Full Year Internal Audit Report)

Planning Working Group:
Cllrs Milligan, Lund, Hill, Park and Shaw.