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|
|David Hill||Highways & Traffc; Code of Conduct||842368|
|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.
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.
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.