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The 2019 Craven District Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Craven District Council in England.[1]

Results

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2019 Craven District Council Composition.png
Party Leader Councillors Votes
Of total Of total
Independents Andrew Solloway 5 45.5%
9 / 30
2,823 28.0%
Conservative Party Richard Foster 4 36.4%
15 / 30
2,796 27.7%
Labour Peter Madeley 1 9.1%
3 / 30
2,060 20.4%
Green Andrew Brown 1 9.1%
2 / 30
898 8.9%
UKIP 0 0.0%
0 / 33
844 8.4%
Liberal Democrats Eric Jaquin 0 0.0%
1 / 33
666 6.6%

Ward results

Bentham

Bentham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stuart Handley 397 37.1
Liberal Democrats Mark Christie 326 30.5
Labour David Grace 224 20.9
UKIP Lynda Heath 123 11.5
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Embsay with Eastby

Embsay with Eastby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Brian Shuttleworth 608 88.8
Labour Bob Holland 77 11.2
Majority
Turnout
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Gargrave & Malhamdale

Gargrave & Malhamdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Myers 698 70.9
Labour Paula Derry 287 29.1
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Glusburn

Glusburn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mark Wheeler 621 59.1
UKIP Roger Baxandall 324 30.8
Labour Paul Routledge 106 10.1
Majority
Turnout
Independent gain from UKIP Swing

Skipton East

Skipton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Harbron 403 38.5
Liberal Democrats Matthew Pickard 281 26.8
UKIP Cheryl Hounslow 202 19.3
Labour Gerado Iannaccone 161 15.4
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Skipton North

Skipton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green David Noland 561 42.9
Conservative John Dawson 529 40.4
Labour Adrian Lunn 218 16.7
Majority
Turnout
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Skipton South

Skipton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Robert Heseltine 401 51.9
Labour Brian McDonald 212 27.4
Green William Morton 160 20.7
Majority
Turnout
Independent hold Swing

Skipton West

Skipton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Madeley 504 51.0
Conservative Christopher Clark 289 29.3
UKIP James Millar 195 19.7
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Sutton-in-Craven

Sutton-in-Craven
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Stephen Morrell 670 83.3
Labour John Pope 134 16.7
Majority
Turnout
Independent hold Swing

Upper Wharfedale (by-election)

Upper Wharfedale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sue Metcalfe 480 63.3
Green Anna Craven 177 23.4
Liberal Democrats Sian Wheal 59 7.8
Labour Virpi Kettu 42 5.5
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

West Craven

West Craven
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Richard Pringle 370 59.9
Independent Alex Bentley 153 24.8
Labour Geraldine Reardon 95 15.4
Majority
Turnout
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

By-elections between 2019 and 2023

Barden Fell by-election

A by-election was held in Barden Fell on 6 May 2021 after the disqualification of independent councillor David Pighills due to non-attendance.[2] Pighills ran in the by-election and won.

Barden Fell by-election 6 May 2021[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent David Pighills 500 77.9 +25.8
Conservative John Dawson 142 22.1 -14.3
Majority 358 55.8
Turnout 642
Independent hold Swing

Penyghent by-election

A by-election was held in Penyghent on 6 May 2021 after the death of Conservative councillor Richard Welch.[4] The seat was won by Conservative candidate Robert Ogden.

Penyghent by-election 6 May 2021[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Ogden 392 49.6 -18.9
Liberal Democrats Luke Allan 295 37.3 +37.3
Labour Brian McDaid 103 13.0 -13.3
Majority 97 12.3
Turnout 790
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Craven District Council : Local Elections 2019 - Results". cravendc.gov.uk. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  2. ^ Tate, Lesley (22 September 2020). "Craven councillor David Pighills is disqualified from authority for failing to attend a meeting for six months". Bradford Telegraph and Argus. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Barden Fell Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  4. ^ Mason, Viv (25 January 2021). "Tributes to Cllr Richard Welch who died on Sunday". Craven Herald. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  5. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Penyghent Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2022.