Councillor Robert Walker

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Appointment method: Councillor appointed by a constituent council

Appointing Authority: Kirklees Borough Council

Parish: Parish

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Civic Centre 3
High Street

Bus. phone:  01484 221000


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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 24/05/2018 - 31/05/2020

Additional Information

About Me


I live just outside the National Park and have a number of key interests in the Peak National Park:

·         Moorland restoration, natural flood management and woodland creation

·         Public access, with a special interest in disabled access

·         Historical heritage and cultural heritage

·         Bio-diversity

·         Tackling climate change and poor air quality

·         Rural public transport


At Kirklees Council I am Chair of the Economy and Neighbourhood Scrutiny Panel and a Member of the Strategic Planning Committee


I am a member of or have been a member of the following groups/bodies:


·         Chair of Upper Colne and Holme Natural Flood Management Group since 2016

·         Chair of Colne Valley Disability Access Group

·         Chair of Slaithwaite and Marsden Action for Rail Transport (SMART)

·         Member of Colne Valley Tree Society

·         Chair of Kirklees Environmental Partnership from 2012 to 2016

·         Project Manager – Green Code Programme for Schools from 1998 to 2000