Local election candidates announced

COUNTING THE VOTES: The list of this year's local council election candidates has been announced.
COUNTING THE VOTES: The list of this year's local council election candidates has been announced.
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The following is a list of candidates who will be standing in the Kirklees Council elections on Thursday May 3.

A star (*) has been typed next to the names of candidates who are defending their seats.

BATLEY EAST

Jon Bloom (Lib Dem)

Mark Griffin (Ind)

Hanif Mayet (Lab)*

Derrick Yates (Con)

BATLEY WEST

Lyndsey Hall (Con)

Stephen Leach (Lib Dem)

Shabir Pandor (Lab)*

Cass Whittingham (Green)

BIRSTALL AND BIRKENSHAW

Simon Alvy (Lab)

Garry Kitchin (Green)

Andrew Palfreeman (Con)*

Megan Scholefield-Nicholson (Lib Dem)

CLECKHEATON

Dan Howard (Lab)

David Pinder (Con)

Kath Pinnock (Lib Dem)*

DEWSURY EAST

Greg Burrows (UKIP)

Mark Eastwood (Con)

Dennis Hullock (Lib Dem)

Paul Kane (Lab)*

Tony Kelsall (Green)

DEWSBURY SOUTH

Adrian Cruden (Green)

Bernard Disken (Lib Dem)

Khizar Iqbal (Con)*

Shaun Maddox (English Democrats)

Abdul Patel (Lab)

Paul Wheelhouse (Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts)

DEWSBURY WEST

Waheed Anwar (Lib Dem)

Peter Cunnington (Green)

Naz Hussain (Ind)

Karen Rowling (Lab)

Christophe Walker (Con)

Coun Karam Hussain (Lib Dem) is standing down

HECKMONDWIKE

Steve Hall (Lab)*

Josie Pugsley (Lib Dem)

Robert Thornton (Con)

LIVERSEDGE AND GOMERSAL

Margaret Bates (Con)*

David Brooks (Green)

Richard Farnhill (Lib Dem)

Martin Race (Lab)

MIRFIELD

Martyn Bolt (Con)*

Brian Firth (Lib Dem)

Thomas Hirst (UKIP)

Jimmy McLeod (Green)

Peter Sykes (Lab)