Little Harwood


Naushad Surve – your Labour Councillor in Little Harwood

Naushad SurveI’m Naushad Surve and I’ve been your Councillor for the last 8 years. Prior, I have been chair of the residents

association for over 10 years, demonstrating my commitment to the area. I have worked hard to

represent the needs of local residents, businesses, organisations and the most vulnerable. As a teacher by

profession, I am committed to ensuring our Children get the best start in life, thus I am a governor at both St

Stephens and Daisyfied Primary; also Board member of the Children’s Centre. I have always lived in Little

Harwood, allowing me to have first-hand understanding of our needs and letting people to have easy access to


2015 Election Result

Naushad Surve (Lab): 1928

Salim Lorgat (Con): 676

Robert Windle (UKIP): 459


Turnout: 63.32%

Majority: 1252


Pat McFall

Re-elected in Little Harwood

The 2014 result was as follows:

Rana Asghar Ali (Con):  452

Pat McFall (Lab):  1195

Arlene Noone (UKIP):  327

Turnout:  42.3%

Majority:  743




Labour’s team in Little Harwood


abdulCllr Abdul Samad Patel

I have been a Councillor for Little Harwood Ward for the past 12 years and I feel privileged to represent the Labour Party in the ward again. I have lived in Blackburn for most of my life and have been married for 32 years and have 4 children. I graduated as a qualified Social Worker from the University of Central Lancashire in 1997. I have a record of achievements in the community and care passionately about Little Harwood and Blackburn and I will work hard to continue to achieve the best outcomes for all the ward’s residents.

patCllr Pat McFall

I have worked hard during my last eight years in Little Harwood representing the needs of local residents and businesses. I am a very hands on councillor in my local area and always available to speak to anyone with concerns they have.

Cllr Naushad Surve

Naushad is 40 years of age and married. He lives on Whalley Old Road, and has lived in Little Harwood for 36 years, ever since his family emigrated from East Africa. He holds a BSC Honours Degree in Applied Chemistry, is a qualified teacher, and owns his own naushadprinting, designing, photography and video making business. He is a founder and Chair of Chair of Little Harwood Community Blackburn with Darwen Mela and for 7 years was Association, also a director of the Citizens’ Advice Bureau, a governor of Daisyfield Primary School, a Board member of the Blackburn Partnership & Regeneration Committee, and Vice Chair of Blackburn with Darwen Racial Equality Council.

Naushad says “I have lived in the area nearly all my life and, added to the 20 years of voluntary, community and charity work across the Borough, I understand the challenges that we face. Over the years, I have always respected the views of residents and have made representations on many issues including anti-social behaviour, gully cleaning and flytipping, bin collection problems, environmental issues and street cleaning.”

Telephone: 01254 580438

Local Election Results for Little Harwood

Name/Year Party Votes Cast Elected
Frank Gorton Labour 1601 E
Bernard Miller Conservative 936
Imtiaz Patel Liberal Democrat 479
Sajid Ali Blackburn Liberal Democrats 669
Michael Bernard Bamber Conservative 674
John Malcolm Blackall Conservative 681
Frank Gorton Labour 817
Patricia Ethel McFall Labour 737
Bernard Miller Conservative 690
Abdul Samad Patel Labour 836 E
Atlaf Patel Blackburn Liberal Democrats 756 E
Salim Mohamed Sidat Blackburn Liberal Democrats 783 E
Patricia Ethel Mcfall Labour 811 E
Patrick McGarvey Conservative 428
John Joesph Raleigh British National 367
Noormohammed Sheikh Blackburn Liberal Democrat 459
Bernard Miller Conservative 593
Imtiaz Patel Liberal Democrat 693
Naushad Surve Labour 750 E
Asghar Ali Conservative 647
Abu Lorgat Liberal Democrat 852
Patricia Ethel Mcfall Labour 1360 E
Atash Shaikh Liberal Democrat 118
Mohamed Sidat Conservative 463
Naushad Surve Labour 1464 E
Maureen McGarvey Conservative 385
Abdul Samad Patel Labour 1539 E