Lancashire County Council Elections 2013: Wyre

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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.

AMOUNDERNESS

John Shedwick - Conservatives - 1476

Alan Morgan - Labour - 812

Richard Chapman - UKIP - 641

FLEETWOOD EAST

Ron Shewan - Labour - 1367

Margaret Bond - Conservatives - 607

Julian Hodgso - UKIP - 534

Ray Smith - TUSC Against Cuts - 75

FLEETWOOD WEST

Lorraine Beavers - Labour - 1364

Chris McConnachie - Conservatives - 905

David Gerrard - UKIP - 683

Jack Harrison - Communist Party of Britain - 28

GARSTANG

Sandra Denise Perkins - Independent - 1495

Val Wilson - Conservatives - 1434

Simon Noble - UKIP - 1117

Ben Whittingham - Labour - 659

POULTON-LE-FYLDE

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

WYRESIDE

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.