The Lord Mayor

Lord Mayor 2024-2025: Councillor Beverley Mullaney

Lord Mayor Cllr Beverley Mullaney

Councillor Mullaney was born at St Luke’s hospital in Bradford. She was educated at Rhodesway School and, later, at Shipley College where she attained a diploma in Early Years Education and in Management.

She became an elected Member of Council in 2016, representing the Thornton and Allerton Ward.

Councillor Mullaney has worked in her community for over forty years, starting her career as a volunteer at Barnardos and she has sat on several boards – Bradford Regeneration, Ley Top Family Centre, Café West, Lower Grange and Saffron Dean Community Association – to name a few.

Councillor Mullaney established CHILDSPLAY Neighbourhood Nursery in 1997 and a Youth Group – Dreamcatchers – in 2020. She still supports parents’ groups and training for over 700 young people in Early Years and Child Care, helping them to achieve their goals.
Councillor Beverley Mullaney is married to Tom Mullaney and has five children and ten grandchildren.

She enjoys being an Early Years practitioner and pioneer, having visited Early Years settings in many countries including Finland, Australia and America and has acted as a mentor to help others improve quality within their settings.

Councillor Mullaney enjoys travel and socialising with family and friends.

Lord Mayor’s Consort: Mr Tom Mullaney

Lord Mayor's Consort Tom Mullaney

Tom Mullaney is married to Beverley and is proud to have been born and bred in the Allerton district of Bradford. He attended Ley Top School and Fox’s School of Commerce. He became an apprentice electrician and has followed that career ever since.

He was in the Royal Engineers at Belle Vue Barracks in Bradford and he also did Judo for many years, at one time running his own Judo club.

He enjoys spending his leisure time with his children and grandchildren, travelling Route 66, attending the Isle of Man TT Races, rock music and real ale – but not necessarily in that order!

Contact details

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