All the candidates standing in the Tameside council local elections 2022 by ward


There are 53 candidates standing in Tameside’s local elections next month when one seat will be up for grabs in each of the borough’s 19 wards. The council is currently dominated by Labour, who hold 51 of its 57 seats, with the remainder taken by the five-strong Conservative group and a lone Green.

Despite Labour’s stranglehold on the authority, councilors in the Hyde wards may fear a backlash from voters over the Clean Air Zone controversy, albeit the plan is now expected to be scrapped in its current form. The contentious Godley Green garden village plans could also cause a headache for Labor in the Hyde wards.

Council leader Brenda Warrington says the 2,000-home development ‘will set an example’, but more than 4,000 people have signed a petition against the scheme. Some seats – including Ashton Hurst and Denton South – are a straight shootout between Labor and the Tories, with no other parties standing.

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But the Conservatives will also be wary of voters using the local elections to signal their displeasure over national controversies such as ‘Partygate’, and the growing cost of living crises. The Green Party – who are fielding candidates in all but six seats – will be hoping to capitalize on local and national discontent and increase their numbers on the council.

They are not the only minority party looking to make an impact on May 5, however. Reform UK has Barbara Mitchison standing in Denton North East, while Hattie Thomas will fly the flag for the Women`s Equality Party in Mossley.



Tameside One, the council HQ in Ashton-under-Lyne

Polls open on May 5, but people must be registered to vote by midnight on Thursday, April 14 with all applications for a postal vote due by 5pm on Tuesday, April 19.

A full list of candidates standing in Tameside has now been published.

Ashton HurstWard

Dolores LEWIS – Labor
Lucy TURNER – Conservative

Ashton St. Michael’s Ward

Bill Fairfoull – Labor
Victoria GOLAS – Conservative
Keith WHITEHEAD – Green

Ashton Waterloo Ward

Vimal CHOKSI – Labor
Pamela DANIELS – Conservative
Lorraine WHITEHEAD – Green

audenshaw ward

Danny MATHER – Conservative
Luke ROBINSON – Green
Oliver RYAN – Labor

Denton North East Ward

John BRADLEY – Green
Dawn COBB – Conservative
Barbara MITCHISON – Reform UK
Vincent RICCI – Labor

Denton South Ward

Timothy CHO – Conservative
Claire REID – Labor

Denton West Ward

Matt ALLEN – Conservative
SMEE Jeans – Green
Mike SMITH – Labor

Droylsden East Ward

Louise AXON – Green
Sue QUINN – Labor
Harrison RODEN – Conservative

Droylsden West Ward
Barrie HOLLAND – Labor
Matthew STEVENSON – Conservative

Dukinfield Ward

James COOPER – Conservative
Jacqueline LANE – Labor
Julie WOOD – Green

Dukinfield Stalybridge Ward

Linda FREEMAN – Green
Kurt MCPARTLAND – Conservative
Eleanor WILLS – Labor

Hyde Godley Ward

Andrea COLBOURNE – Conservative
David MCALLISTER – Labor

Hyde Newton Ward

Melissa MOLLOY – Conservative
Hugh RODERICK – Labor and Cooperative

Hyde Werneth Ward

Phil CHADWICK – Conservative
Alex COOPER – Green
John MERCER – Labor and Cooperative Party

Longdendale Ward
Janet COOPER – Labor
Lavlu KADER – Conservative

Mossley Ward
Christine CLARK – Green
Andrew HAY – Conservative
Stephen HOMER – Labor
Hattie THOMAS – Women`s Equality Party

St Peters Ward

Joyce BOWERMAN – Labor
Trevor Clarke – Green
David ROSE – Conservative

Stalybridge North Ward

Sam GOSLING – Labor
Alice MASON-POWER – Green
David TILBROOK – Conservative

Stalybridge South Ward

Nick AXFORD – Labor
Liam BILLINGTON – Conservative
Amanda HICKLING – Green

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