Cllr Rebecca Poulsen

District Councillor for the Worth Valley

Member in Worth Valley


  • Council
  • Health and Social Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee (Reserve)
  • Joint Health and Social Care & Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committees
  • Keighley Area Committee (Reserve)

Other meetings/bodies which I regulay attend:

  • Haworth Exhibition Trust
  • West Yorkshire Combined Authority - Transport Committee

My priorities for the coming year (May 2017 - May 2018) will be:
To continue carrying out my duties as Ward Councillor, along with my colleagues Russell Brown and Glen Miller, to the best of my ability.  To work with the local community to enhqnce and encourage investment in our Ward and work to improve service provision from Bradford Council across our ward.

To be available to residents to offer help, advice and support.

To work with Partner agencies across the ward to improve residents lives.

As Conservative Spokesman on Regeneration, to hold the Labour Executive to account in this area.

Continue as a member of the foster panel to ensure the most favourable outcomes for looked after children across the district.

See Also

Cllr Russell Brown

District Councillor for the Worth Valley

Member in Worth ValleyCommittees:Area Planning Panel (Keighley & Shipley)Education Appeals PanelEmployee Appeals PanelHousing & Non-Domestice Rates Appeals PanelKeighley Area CommitteeSocial Services Appeals Committee
 Other meetings/bodies attended regularily:

Cllr Michael Gibbons

District Councillor for Ilkley

Alongside his role as Chairman of the Association, Mike is a District Councillor for Ilkley. Mike is a resident of Ben Rhydding, and also serves on the Town Council (representing his home ward).

Cllr Zafar Ali

Distrcit Councillor for Keighley Central

Member of Keighley Central.

Committee appointments.

Keighley Area Committee (Chair)
Miscellaneous Licences Panel (Reserve)

Cllr Rebecca Whitaker

District Councillor for Craven

Rebecca was elected as a District Councillor for Craven in 2018. Rebecca was born in Bradford and has spent most of her life in the local area.  She has lived in Silsden for over 23 years with her family.

Cllr Christopher Herd

District Councillor for the Worth Valley

Chris is one of our 3 District Councillors in the Worth Valley. He is also a Keighley Town Councillor.  Chris lives in Oxenhope on a farm where he rears cattle, sheep, chickens.

Kyle Green

District Councillor for Ilkley

Kyle was elected as a District Councillor for Ilkley in May 2019. He is a resident of Ben Rhydding and is environmentally conscious (so much so he has all his campaigning materials printed on recycled cardstock).

Owen Goodall

District Councillor for Craven

Owen was elected as a District Councillor for Craven (encompassing Silsden, Steeton, Addingham, and Eastburn) in May 2019.