Little Harwood and Whitebirk
Councillor Abdul Patel
Abdul has been a Local Councillor for 20 years and has lived in Little Harwood most of his life – many residents know him and his family. He is a qualified Social Worker graduated from University Of Central Lancashire and works as Independent Reviewing Officer. Abdul has been a school governor and board member of Little Harwood Children’s
Address: 6 Brooklands Terrace, Blackburn, BB1 5NT
Telephone: 01254 677344
"I have a record of achievement in the community and care passionately about Little Harwood with Whitebirk working with my colleagues. I know what people are going through within their lives as I work with children and families." Councillor Abdul Patel
Councillor Pat McFall
Pat has been a Councillor for many years, first serving the old Little Harwood with Whitebirk Ward, then Little Harwood when Whitebirk was placed with Shadsworth. She previously lived on Hereford Road and knows the whole ward very well. Pat was recently Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen, a position which gave her immense pride.
Address: c/o Democratic Services, Town Hall, Blackburn, BB1 7DY
Telephone: 01254 806347
"I am a passionate and dedicated community campaigner and have devoted many years service to the public.I've been pleased to see investment in the ward with the Little Harwood Children's Centre and St Stephens School." Councillor Pat McFall
Councillor Mustafa Desai
Mustafa lives on Whalley Old Road, at the heart of Little Harwood, having been a local resident for many years. Up until 2018 he was a Councillor for the Queens Park Ward, having served for eight years, during which time he gained significant experience and held the position of Executive Member for Public Health and Adult Social Care.
Address: 350 Whalley Old Road, Blackburn, BB1 5SB
"As a local resident I understand the issues that people are facing in our area. My Council experience equips me well for the task of solving problems, supporting residents and speaking up for Little Harwood, Whitebirk and Sunny Bower." Councillor Mustafa Desai