Kevin Warnes

Dr Kevin Warnes is Deputy Leader of the Green Group on Bradford Council. He has been a councillor since 2004.

He moved to Bradford in 1988, where he finished his Masters degree in 1990. He also completed a PhD in 1996 focused on the politics of the European Union.

He is now a sixth form college teacher as well as a local councillor. He is 43 years old and married with two children.

Protecting Local Communities

Kevin joined the Green Party in 1987. He was angry at the way other parties ignored serious environmental problems. He wants real progress on climate change, energy security and more sustainable local communities.

Kevin works hard to make a real difference to the lives of the residents in Shipley ward. He makes sure that local voices are heard at City Hall.

Kevin won re-election in 2007 with a majority of 1000 votes. He is determined that the ideas of the Green Party should set the political agenda in 2009.

Green Ideas in Action

  • Kevin has persuaded Bradford Council to include climate change and peak oil in its strategic planning.
  • Kevin has campaigned for sustainable transport policies that meet local needs. He has promoted low carbon forms of transport including walking, cycling and local buses.
  • Kevin has promoted Fairtrade and home zones. He has acted on the concerns of local residents.

Kevin and fellow councillor Hawarun Hussain campaign for more cycle parking near the shops in Saltaire