Clifford is within the Elmet and Rothwell parliamentary constituency.  The M.P., Alec Shelbrooke (Conservative),  can always be contacted by writing to: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA   email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

He also has a local constituency office in Tadcaster:  Elmet and Rothwell Conservatives, 17 High Street, Tadcaster, LS24 9AP   Phone 838080

(A Metropolitan District Council)

Clifford is within the Wetherby Ward of Leeds City Council which is a 'unitary' local authority responsible for all services in the city.  The Wetherby ward elects three members to serve on the council, the current members (all Conservative) being:

Cllr. J Procter, 2nd Floor East, Civic Hall, LS1 1UR   - 0113 224 3863 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cllr. G. Wilkinson, 33, Clarendon Road, Boston Spa. LS23 6NG - 0113 395 1460 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cllr. A Lamb,  The Fox and Hounds, Hall Park Road, Walton, Wetherby LS23 7DQ - 0113 3950356 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information on Councillors contact Members’ Services (0113) 247 4045

The Wetherby ward of Leeds City Council, including Clifford, also comes within the part of the city covered by the North East (Outer) Area Committee.  Its membership includes the three city councillors for Wetherby ward. 
The committee has a role in the delivery of some council services in the locality and has resources to assist with projects of benefit to the local communities which it serves.  The committee has set up a local forum on which there are representatives of the parish councils.  Clifford is represented by Cllr Fawcett.


The Area Committee office can be contacted on 0113 336 7644.

In 24 Westgate, Wetherby where residents can deal with most matters relating to services from Leeds City Council.  The opening hours are:
Monday-Friday  9.00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

A Registrar of births and deaths is available by appointment at the Wetherby office at 24 Westgate.  Phone or call to make an appointment.

0113 222 4408

The mobile library, operated by Leeds City Council, is in Clifford every Thursday parked at Willow Crescent from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The opening times of the nearest  local branches of Leeds City Libraries are:
Boston Spa   (limited opening only)  - 845239
Monday, 09:00 to 12:00
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 10:00 to 5.00pm
Thursday closed
Friday and Saturday:   9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Wetherby - 583144
Mon. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tue. 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Wed. 9:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Thu. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Both libraries also offer computer and internet facilities.

Telephone 0113 247 4024          

Internet:  www.leeds.gov.uk

Wetherby, Tadcaster and Boston Spa News serves the local area          - 01423 707505

      the Village Correspondent for Clifford is Will Gausden                        - 843575 - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Yorkshire Evening Post covers the wider area based on Leeds.  - 0113 243 2701