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Here’s who wants your vote in Lancashire County Council elections

Posted on - 7th April, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - News, Politics
County Hall has voted on whether to back a Combined Authority Pic: Paul Melling
County Hall is currently held by the Labour group Pic: Paul Melling

Preston goes to the polls in early May to have its say on who should hold power at Lancashire County Council.

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The city elects nine councillors to represent it to the county-wide authority.

Labour currently hold power at County Hall and there’s a number of familiar Preston City Council faces looking to try and make their way onto the county benches.

Read more: What’s the difference between Lancashire County Council and Preston City Council?

Here’s who wants your vote in each of the wards:

Preston Central East
Frank De Molfetta – Labour
Mike Turner – Lib Dem
Sue Whittam – Conservatives

Preston Central West
Claire Craven – Lib Dem
Carl Crompton – Labour
Samuel Thomas Furr – UKIP
Connor Graham Rumble – Conservatives

Preston City
Rowena Ann Edmondson – Conservatives
Matthew Gordon – Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
Derek Richard Killeen – UKIP
Yousuf Motala – Labour

Preston East
Robert Charles Ash – Lib Dem
Mark James Barker – UKIP
Kevin Robert Ellard – Labour
Lucy Nuttall – Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
Keith Sedgewick – Conservatives

Preston North
David Bealde – Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
Helen Disley – Green Party
Geoff Driver – Conservatives
Iain Michael Hams – Labour
Peter Severin Johnstone – Lib Dem
Scott Andrew Pye – UKIP

Preston Rural
David John Callaghan – Lib Dem
Anne Fielding – Green Party
Joshua Mascord – Labour
Simon Philip Platt – UKIP
George Albert Wilkins – Conservatives

Preston South East
Jonty Campbell – Conservatives
Tom Costello – Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
Anthony James Helps – UKIP
Jennifer Mein – Labour

Preston South West
Michael Arthur Balshaw – Conservatives
James Bradley – UKIP
Mark George Jewell – Lib Dems
Gilliam Oliver – Labour

Preston West
Kieran Paul Aspden – UKIP
Gill Mascord – Labour
Damien Moore – Conservatives
John Potter – Lib Dems
Alan James Tootill – Green Party

Read more: Two Preston council seats up for election in May

The elections take place on Thursday 4 May

Who will you be voting for? Let us know your views in the comments below

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