Preston local elections 2021 candidates confirmed

Posted on - 9th April, 2021 - 3:17pm | Author - | Posted in - Politics, Preston Council, Preston News
The Harris has been used as a polling station at previous elections Pic: Tony Worrall
The Harris has been used as a polling station at previous elections Pic: Tony Worrall

Preston goes to the polls in the first local elections since May 2019.


There are sixteen seats across the city council up for election.

See your nearest polling station for the local elections or visit InYourArea

Below is a full list of everyone seeking election across the 16 wards.

Local elections will take place on Thursday 6 May.

Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm.

Read more: Deadline looming for voter registration for Lancashire County Council and Preston City Council elections


  • Michael Arthur Balshaw, Independent
  • Jeremy Dable, Liberal Democrats
  • James Thomas Hull, Labour Party
  • Tes Slater, Conservative Party
  • Anne-Marie Walsh, Green Party


  • Nerys Eaves, Labour Party
  • Bowen Perryman, Conservative Party
  • Andrew Stevenson, Liberal Democrats


  • Daniel Burt, Green Party
  • Jono Grisdale, Labour Party
  • Debbie Shannon, Liberal Democrats
  • Stephen Robert Whittam, Conservative Party

City Centre

  • Salim Desai, Labour Party
  • Fiona Duke, Liberal Democrats
  • James Alexander Elliot, Heritage Party- Free Speech and Liberty
  • David Charles Nicholson, Green Party
  • Andy Pratt, Conservative Party


  • Siraz Natha, Labour Party
  • Kevin David Rigotti, Green Party
  • Jurgen Voges, Liberal Democrats
  • Nilli Williamson, Conservative Party

Fishwick & Frenchwood

  • Frankie Kennedy, Conservative Party
  • Rebecca Potter, Liberal Democrats
  • Martyn Andrew Rawlinson, Labour and Co-operative Party


  • Peter Kelly, Labour Party
  • Lakwinder Singh, Conservative Party
  • Mike Turner, Liberal Democrats

Greyfriars 2

  • Geoffrey Norman Aldridge, Conservative Party
  • Andy Burt, Green Party
  • Faiz Jethwa, Liberal Democrats
  • Edward Hughes Smith, Labour Party

Ingol & Cottam

  • Trevor Michael Hart, Conservative Party
  • Julie Humphrey, Labour Party
  • Mark Jewell, Liberal Democrats

Lea & Larches

  • Monwara Amin, Conservative Party
  • Beth Helen Balshaw, Independent
  • Edward Craven, Liberal Democrats
  • Jennifer Mein, Labour Party
  • Luke Anthony Parkinson, Independent


  • Catherine Mary Bissell, Green Party
  • Taylor Donoughue-Smith, Liberal Democrats
  • Pamela Homer, Conservative Party
  • Nweeda Khan, Labour Party

Preston Rural East

  • Graham Jolliffe, Conservative Party
  • Peter Lawrence, Liberal Democrats
  • Andrew David Maclaren, Labour Party
  • Heidi Elizabeth Physick, Green Party

Preston Rural North

  • Connor Joseph Dwyer, Labour Party
  • Daniel Guise, Liberal Democrats
  • Keith Ferguson Middlebrough, Conservative Party


  • Luke Bosman, Liberal Democrats
  • Mark Adrian Cotterill, Independent
  • Anna Josephine Hindle, Labour and Cop-operative Party
  • Mary Kudi, Conservative Party
  • Sonia Phillips, Green Party

Sharoe Green

  • Helen Disley, Green Party
  • George Kulbacki, Liberal Democrats
  • Samir Vohra, Labour Party
  • David Joseph Walker, Conservative Party
  • John Wilson, Reform UK

St Matthews

  • Thomas Hackett, Liberal Democrats
  • Colin Homer, Conservative Party
  • Suleman Sarwar, Labour Party

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