We have any number of problems to deal with here in Dewsbury and if we are to produce effective solutions then we need to understand the problems.
Here are some maps published by Kirklees showing how Dewsbury figures in comparison with national figures for income, deprivation, health, crime, education etc.
Red shading indicates among the worst 10% in the country
Yellow shading indicates among the worst 20% in the country
The maps below show the 3 wards making up Dewsbury.