Councillor Doug Birkinshaw

Role: Vice-Chair of Planning Committee

Appointing Authority: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Parish: Parish

Contact information

Home address: 
48 Albion House
Union Street
S70 1JT

Bus. phone:  01226 770770

Bus. email:

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 30/05/2016 - 30/05/2020

Additional Information

About me


I have been a member of the parish council for 27 years, and chairman for 20 of those. I have served as a county councillor for eight years and as chairman of transport.


I worked for Dunlop Tyres for 42 years as a technical liaison officer and I am now retired.


Membership of outside bodies


I am a representative of the Cooper Art Gallery Trustees, Peak Area Transport Forum and the Shaw Lands Trust.