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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 Alan Orr Sutcliffe (Conservative)

The Chairman's Good Cause

The Chairman normally nominates a charity as a 'Good Cause'.  The current Chairman's good cause is the Principle Trust Children's Charity whose aim is to help improve the quality of life of children from across North Yorkshire who are underprivileged, disadvantaged or disabled, through the provision of free holidays.  

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 Chairman@cravendc.gov.uk or contact the Chairman's Secretary on 01756 706274.