We are pleased to announce the new Kirklees Council Civic team for 2021-22

Mayor and deputy mayor

We are pleased to announce the new Kirklees Council Civic team for 2021-22.

Councillor Masood Ahmed officially took office on Wednesday 25 May when current Mayor Councillor Nigel Patrick retired.

Who is Councillor Ahmed?

Cllr Ahmed has represented the Dewsbury South Ward for almost 16 years. He was elected in 2006. Cllr Ahmed will be joined by his daughter Iram Ahmed as Mayoress.

Cllr Ahmed welcomes invitations to attend engagements and celebrations across the Borough. You can invite the Mayor by completing the online form.

Cllr Ahmed said:

“Myself and Iram are very much looking forward to visiting and meeting people from the diverse communities across Kirklees. It has been a difficult couple of years for everyone but there is very much a feeling of hope and positivity. We aim to have a very busy year and welcome any opportunity give back to communities.”

Deputy Mayor

Councillor Cahal Burke will join the Civic team as Deputy Mayor.

Cllr Burke, said:

“I look forward to taking up my place in the Civic team and working alongside Cllr Ahmed. It is an honour to be selected as this year’s Deputy Mayor.”

The Mayor’s Charity

The Mayor has chosen to support the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice during his term as Mayor of Kirklees.

Find out more about the Charity at Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice, and watch out for further information here on fundraising activities you can support and get involved in over the coming months.