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Councillor Representatives

A Huthwaite electoral area is one division of Sutton town in the Ashfield District under Nottinghamshire County Councils. This Sutton West Ward was redefined prior 2015 elections, and councillors since represent a renamed Huthwaite and Brierley Ward.

Representing the Huthwaite & Brierley Ward

Ashfield District Councillors - 3rd May 2019
C Cllr Tom Hollis07854 720602Ashfield Independents
Cllr Andrew Harding07809 400982Ashfield Independents

Sutton West Division Nottinghamshire County Council
former Lib Dem re-elected 9th June 2017 + 6th May 2021
County Cllr Tom Hollis07854 720602Ashfield Independents

Ashfield Member of Parliament
Labour defector newly elected 12th December 2019
Lee Anderson MP07824 905765 Conservative

May 2019 voted in a landslide victory for the Ashfield Independent's, handing Cllr Jason Zadrozny a vast majority as leader of Ashfield District Council.

December 2019 general election marked an historic shift to a Conservative party, reflected by electing past Labour Cllr Lee Anderson to newly replace post of Ashfield MP.

Brierley Name Origins

  Brierley is an address formally introduced to this locality after firstly choosing title for a designated Brierley Forest Park area.   That large country parkland opened 1999 with pathways stretching eastward from northern Huthwaite connecting similar historic neighbouring mining areas of Teveral, Skegby and Stanton Hill, all tied within town boundaries of Sutton.   Much of the land reclaimed site of the old coal pit around which Stanton Hill was built. Although officially titled Sutton Colliery, it remained commonly referred to as Brierley pit because so many South Yorkshire coal miners relocated from that Barnsley area.   Brierley was therefore seen as an apt choice to reflect a wider shared past industrial heritage. Next saw renaming of the adjoining Huthwaite Golf Course. But the opening of a newly built 2013 Huthwaite Medical Centre overlooking a maturing influential forest had truly asserted addressing before redefining past coverage of an electoral Sutton West Ward.


07 May 15     by Gary Elliott       Updated 07 May 21