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

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

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


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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