What constituency is Bradford?

Bradford West is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Naz Shah of the Labour Party….Bradford West (UK Parliament constituency)

Bradford West
County West Yorkshire
Population 114,761 (2011 census)
Electorate 71,585 (December 2019)
Major settlements Bradford

What is the oldest constituency?

Since the split of the seat City of York with effect from the 2010 general election, Lincoln has been the oldest constituency in continuous existence in the UK – established in 1265. Lincoln was a bellwether between 1974 and 2017.

Is Bradford North East or West?

West Yorkshire. West Yorkshire, metropolitan county of northern England, comprising five metropolitan boroughs: Calderdale, Kirklees, and the city of Bradford in the west and the cities of Leeds and Wakefield in the east.

Who is Bradford MP?

Naz Shah

Naz Shah MP
Member of Parliament for Bradford West
Assumed office 7 May 2015
Preceded by George Galloway

Is Ilkley classed as Bradford?

Ilkley is a spa town and civil parish in the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, in Northern England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Ilkley civil parish includes the adjacent village of Ben Rhydding and is a ward within the City of Bradford.

Is Bradford A Tory?

Bradford Council has 90 councillors. In order to take overall political control of the Council, a political party must hold more than 45 seats. The main political parties are Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat.

How many houses do MPs own?

Released yesterday, the register of pecuniary and other specified interests for MPs shows a total of 248 properties are owned by MPs. It’s also rare to not own your own home in parliament.

Why is Bradford so bad?

For a well populated urban area, Bradford has quite poor mobile phone coverage with only 97% of the region getting signal. Broadband speeds are decent enough at 25.7Mbps. Low employment and exceptionally high rent costs contribute to other factors, making Bradford our overall worst place to live for 2015.

Is Bradford a poor city?

Bradford District ranks 13th most deprived local authority in England (where 1 is the most deprived local authority and 317 is the least deprived) and 2nd most deprived in the Yorkshire and Humber region (after the City of Kingston upon Hull).

Where does Alex Sobel live?

Personal life. Sobel is married with two children, and lives in Weetwood, North Leeds.

Is Bradford a rough area?

Bradford is the most dangerous city in West Yorkshire, and is among the top 5 most dangerous overall out of West Yorkshire’s 121 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Bradford in 2020 was 133 crimes per 1,000 people.

What was the constituency of Bradford in 1918?

It consisted of the wards of Bradford Moor, East, East Bowling, South, and West Bowling. It bordered Pudsey to the east, Elland in the south, Bradford Central to the west and Shipley in the north. 1918–1950: In this period the constituency comprised the wards of Bradford Moor, East Bowling, Tong, and West Bowling.

Who is the MP for Bradford East in the UK?

Bradford East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Labour’s Imran Hussain.

What was the electoral district of Bradford East?

Bradford East was the eastern third of Bradford and was approximately rectangular in shape. It consisted of the wards of Bradford Moor, East, East Bowling, South, and West Bowling.

Who is the Bradford East Area Committee for?

Bradford East Area Committee invites you to work with us to make our communities even better!