Title: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance
Ward: Milkstone and Deeplish
Other councillors representing this Ward:
First Saturday of each month:-
10:00am - 11:00am at Deeplish Community Centre, Hare Street, Rochdale
Third Saturday of each month:-
10:00am - 11:00am at Castlemere Community Centre, Tweedale Street, Rochdale
No appointments necessary, just drop in at any of the above Centres during the surgery times
c/o Victoria Byrne
Number One Riverside
Smith Street, Rochdale
Bus. phone: 01706 927360
Mobile: 07812 220436
Councillor Brett started his career in teaching in 1969 having qualified at what is now Hopwood Hall College. He spent two years teaching in Uganda and ended his Secondary School career in Middleton before going on to Youth Work and then lecturing at universities.
First elected to public office on the previous Greater Manchester Council, Allen has been a member of the Labour Party for the last 40 years and has held most senior posts on Rochdale Borough Council, including a short period as leader.
He enjoys reading thrillers and completing jigsaws as well as holding court at Milnrow Cricket Club.
A Milnrow resident for the past thirty years, he is married to Pauline, an active member of the Mad Theatre Company and often accompanies her to the theatre.