Devon County Council candidates revealed

16:17 05 April 2013

Polling station

Polling station

Archant

Who will you vote for on May 2?

THE names of the candidates standing in the forthcoming Devon County Council election have been revealed today (Friday).

The election on Thursday, May 2 is being held to decide 62 seats across the county, 13 of which are in the North Devon and Torridge districts.

Across the county, nearly 600,000 people over the age of 18 will get the chance to go to the polls to determine who will lead the county council and be responsible for key local services, including, schools, roads and social care.

The local counts will take place the following day at Langtree Village Hall and at North Devon Leisure Centre in Barnstaple.

The county council is currently run by a Conservative administration, with the Tories holding 41 seats. The Liberal Democrats have 13, Labour 6 and Independent 2.

The candidates nominated are as follows:

TORRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL AREA:

Bideford East: David Brenton (Labour); Gaston Dezart (UKIP); John Hextall (Green); Trevor Johns (Lib Dem); Sam Robinson (Conservative).

Bideford South & Hartland: Alison Boyle (Conservative); Anne Brenton (Labour); Colin Heal (no description); Colin Jones (Green); Robin Julian (UKIP); Adam Symons (Independent); Bob Wootton (Lib Dem).

Holsworthy Rural: Keith Funnell (Green); Viv Gale (Labour); Penny Mills (UKIP); Barry Parsons (Conservative); Sandra Willetts (Independent).

Northam: David Berryman (Lib Dem); James Craigie (Labour); Andrew Eastman (Conservative); Peter Hames (Green); Chris Leather (UKIP).

Torrington Rural: Andy Boyd (Conservative); James Conabere (UKIP); Adrian Freeland (Lib Dem); Cathrine Simmons (Green); Gillian Tesh (Labour).

NORTH DEVON COUNCIL AREA:

Barnstaple North: Mark Cann (Labour); Brian Greenslade (Lib Dem); Simon Harvey (Conservative); Ricky Knight (Green); Michael Pagram (UKIP); Tom Prideaux (Independent); Gerrard Sables (Communist).

Barnstaple South: Rosie Haworth-Booth (Green); Chris Haywood (Lib Dem); John Mathews (Conservative); Geoff Moody (Labour); Christopher Turner (UKIP).

Braunton Rural: Valerie Cann (Labour); Caroline Chugg (Conservative); Stephen Crowther (UKIP); Jooley Fowles-Smith (Green); Elizabeth Spear (Lib Dem).

Chulmleigh & Swimbridge: John Baglow (UKIP); Richard Edgell (Conservative); Mark Haworth-Booth (Green); Marion Mason (Labour); David Worden (Lib Dem).

Combe Martin Rural: Scott Burrows (Green); Andrea Davis (Conservative); Rodney Hawes (Lib Dem); Andy Norden (UKIP); Heathcliffe Pettifer (Labour).

Fremington Rural: Joanne Bell (no description); Frank Biederman (Independent); Rodney Cann (Independent); Caroline Crowther (UKIP); John Himan (Conservative); Danny Neary (Labour); Liz Wood (Green).

Ilfracombe: Paul Crabb (Conservative); Mike Edmunds (Independent); Mike Harrison (Green); Marianna Holdsworth (Labour); Alan Whittle (UKIP).

South Molton Rural: Matthew Bushell (Lib Dem); Hilary Greenfield (Labour); Brian Hockin (UKIP); L’Anne Knight (Green); Jeremy Yabsley (Conservative).

0 comments

Other News Stories

****

Survey by The Children’s Society finds council tax debt is ‘widespread’ among North Devon and Torridge.

Read more
Sarah Stott from Childrens Hospice South West with members of staff from Dainton's self storage.

Barnstaple storage facility raises more than £6,000 for Children’s Hospice South West.

Read more
North Devon Leisure Centre in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Fitness consultancy launches new class at North Devon Leisure Centre to help people who have survived a stroke.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:11
North Devon's election candidates busy answering YOUR questions at Gazette HQ.

Catch up on Thursday night’s live online election hustings with the North Devon candidates.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:00
Rodney Cann will stand as a Conservative in the May local elections. Picture: Tony Gussin

Deputy leader of district council will stand for the party he was deselected from at the last election.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:14
Waterloo House in Lynton is believed to be the oldest boarding house in the village.

The Grade II listed Waterloo House dates back to 1828 - and is on the market as a bed and breakfast.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:53
School governors and pupils at the opening of phase two of the Chulmleigh project in September 2014

Good news for North Devon as minister makes Condition Improvement Fund announcement

Read more
Yesterday, 11:02

Silver Peugeot in collision near Two Potts

Read more
Yesterday, 09:44
Newport head teacher Andrew Cotton with members of the school’s leadership team, Mo Cann, Sue Gibson and Gillian Courtenay are pictured with pupils representing every year group at the school. Picture: Andy Keeble

Barnstaple primary school earns top praise from Ofsted inspectors.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:24
The North Devon and Torridge Green Party launched their election campaign this week

North Devon and Torridge candidates and members come together at Tapeley Park

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read News

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition



North Devon's trusted business finder