The East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced the full list of Bridlington Ward candidates, who have been nominated to stand for election on Thursday May 7 – the same day as the General Election.
Elections will be held in all of the council’s 26 wards, with 67 seats up for grabs throughout the whole of the East Riding, with eight Bridlington seats comprising this number.
This year will see three UKIP candidates facing off strong representation from the Conservative and Labour Parties in each of Bridlington’s three wards. The Liberal Democrats have only put forwards two candidates, one for Bridlington South Ward and one for the Central and Old Town Ward.
Bridlington South Ward seems to be the most sought after, with nine candidate in total hoping to secure the seat.
Six candidates are standing for the North ward while five are hoping to land the Central and Old Town seat.
You can see the full list of candidates below:
Bridlington South Ward
Chad Chadwich - Conservatives
Margaret Chadwick - Conservatives
John Copsey - Conservatives
Colin Croft - Labour
Shelagh Finlay - Labour
Jackie Heffer - Labour
Tim Norman - Independent
Geoffrey Ormerod - Liberal Democrats
David Robson - UKIP
Bridlington Central and Old Town
Peter Astell - Labour
Richard Burton - Conservatives
Malcolm Milns - UKIP
John Morton - Labour
Mike Heslop-Mullens - Liberal Democrats
Bridlington North Ward
Terry Dixon - Independent
Richard Harrap - Conservatives
Chris Matthews - Conservatives
Thelma Milns - UKIP
Ronnie Morrison - Labour
John Wilkinson - Conservatives