The Parish Council

Clayton Parish Council was formed in 2004 and is the first tier of local government below the level of the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council.  The Parish Council has an overall responsibility for the well-being and representation of the local community whilst striving to improve the quality of life in the Parish.

Specifically Clayton Parish Council:

  • Decides the precept that is payable by Clayton residents;
  • Deals with issues and matters raised by local residents and makes decisions on their behalf;
  • Works closely with (and lobbies where necessary) the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council on matters relating to the Parish to ensure the effective delivery of services and response to concerns of the local community;
  • Comments on local planning applications;
  • Manages Clayton's allotment belt, Glenholme allotments;
  • Provides grant aid opportunities for local community organisations through a grant aid allocation scheme;
  • Carries out environmental and other improvements and initiatives;
  • Makes comment on wider issues affecting the Bradford Metropolitan District area;