Lancashire County Council Elections 2013: Wyre
Lancashire County Council’s elections take place every four years.
This year, people will go to the polls on May 2, with results announced the following day.
On average, around 71 per cent of your overall council tax bill goes to the county council.
The authority has an annual budget of around £753m, which is used to deliver a range of services including maintaining 4,352 miles of road, disposing of more than 600,000 tonnes of waste, running schools, and supporting vulnerable children and older people.
All 84 divisions of the council will be contested on May 2.
At the moment, the council has 51 Conservative councillors, 17 Labour, nine Liberal Democrats, three Independents, two from the Green Party, one from the BNP, and one from the Idle Toad Party.
Below is a breakdown of all the candidates and results for Wyre.
John Shedwick - Conservatives - 1476
Alan Morgan - Labour - 812
Richard Chapman - UKIP - 641
Ron Shewan - Labour - 1367
Margaret Bond - Conservatives - 607
Julian Hodgso - UKIP - 534
Ray Smith - TUSC Against Cuts - 75
Lorraine Beavers - Labour - 1364
Chris McConnachie - Conservatives - 905
David Gerrard - UKIP - 683
Jack Harrison - Communist Party of Britain - 28
Sandra Denise Perkins - Independent - 1495
Val Wilson - Conservatives - 1434
Simon Noble - UKIP - 1117
Ben Whittingham - Labour - 659
Alf Clempson - Conservatives - 2060
Liam Bromley - Labour - 969
Vicki Ann Hopwood - UKIP - 735
THORNTON CLEVELEYS CENTRAL
Jim Lawrenson - Conservatives - 1503
Roy Graham Hopwood - UKIP - 1191
Kevin Ronald Higginson - Labour - 950
Kevin Lee Morrison - TUSC Against Cuts - 67
THORNTON CLEVELEYS NORTH
Andrea Kay - Conservatives - 1668
Penny Martin - Labour - 1358
Adrian Crutcher - UKIP - 661
Vivien Taylor - Conservatives - 2892
Sean Hazlewood - Labour - 1023
Full candidate information for all areas of Lancashire can be found here on our special interactive map. All results will be added to these pages on Friday 3 May 2013.