The Council Leader’s page

cllr Afrasiab Abwar

Councillor Afrasiab Anwar MBE is Leader of Burnley Council

How to contact Cllr Anwar:

  • Meet him in person at an ‘out and about’ surgery in Burnley or Padiham town centre- we will advertise these.
  • By phone – 01282 425011 x3101 (Council Leader’s Office)
  • By email –
  • By letter – Cllr Afrasiab Anwar, Leader’s Office, Burnley Town Hall, Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 9SA

As  Council Leader, Councillor Anwar takes a lead role on:

  • Promoting Burnley
  • Burnley and the Lancashire Combined Authority
  • Our wider contribution to strategic regional and sub-regional economic growth agendas
  • Our work on education 
  • Local Government Association
  • Ensuring climate change impacts are considered in everything the council does