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Craven District Council

Chairman of Council

The Chairman of Craven District Council is elected each year at the Annual Council Meeting, which is usually held in May each year.

The Chairman of Craven District Council is the First Citizen of Craven and represents the Craven community at events throughout the District, in other parts of North Yorkshire and, occasionally, in the neighbouring areas of Lancashire and West Yorkshire.

The current Chairman is Councillor Paul Whitaker (Conservative)

The Chairman's Good Cause

The Chairman normally nominates a charity as a 'Good Cause'.  The current Chairman's good cause is Take Heart, the charity of the Yorkshire Heart Centre.

Inviting the Chairman to your event

If you would like to invite the Chairman to attend your event please use the online form, or e-mail or contact the Chairman's Secretary on 01756 706274.