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
 Pete O'Brien Website, licencing   
 Owen Milligan  Planning, Northway Field, Health & Safety Inspections, playarea  841121
Sue Park  CPRE, Open Spaces Society, Yorkshire Rural Community Council  844364
Ryan Bray Highways  
Eram Watson    
Andy Poulter  Footpaths, Enviromental Issues  
James Lund    

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 Milligan

Diggles First Fruits: Mr A. Pennington and Mrs G Allan

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

Clifford Community Amateur Sports Club committee: Cllr Blackmore.

Clifford Allotment Holders Association: Mr A. Shaw.


Council Committees/Working Groups:

Planning Working Group - Cllr Milligan, Cllr Park, Cllr Watson and Cllr James Lund

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

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

Audit Committee:
Chairman and Vice-Chairman, Internal Auditor Mr Richard Dorsey.
Minutes: June 2019 & Year End Internal Audit Report)





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