Bridgwater and West Somerset Liberal Democrats announce local election candidates


Bridgwater and West Somerset Liberal Democrats have announced their candidates for the 2019 Sedgemoor District Council and Somerset West and Taunton Council elections.

At the last elections in 2015 the Liberal Democrats gained a Sedgemoor District Council seat in the Bridgwater and West Somerset constituency for the first time since 2000.

In West Somerset, the Liberal Democrats have won three by-elections since the start of 2017. The Liberal Democrat Group on West Somerset Council is now the largest it has ever been and the party is hoping for a strong showing at the West Somerset end of the new Somerset West and Taunton Council.

Across the Bridgwater and West Somerset constituency, the Liberal Democrats are fielding 26 candidates – the highest number for many years.

A full list of Liberal Democrat candidates is below.

Sedgemoor District Council:

Bridgwater Dunwear – Lorna King

Bridgwater Eastover – Toran Shaw

Bridgwater Fairfax – Sarah Baker and Adrian Nickolls

Bridgwater Westover – Roland Lee and Antony Nickolls

Bridgwater Wyndham – Peter Johnstone and Dean Waghorn

Cannington and Wembdon – Janice Beasley

Kings Isle – Mike Senior

Knoll – Tony Gore and Mae Pleydell-Pearce

North Petherton – Bill Revans and Gary Wong

Puriton and Woolavington – James Ashby

Somerset West and Taunton Council:

Alcombe - Nicole Hawkins

Exmoor – Sue Levigne

Minehead Central – Andy Kingston-James and Jill Dillamore

Minehead North – Glynis Harrison-Poole

Old Cleeve and District – Marcus Kravis and Peter Pilkington

Periton and Woodcombe – Benet Allen

Porlock and District – Scilla Barney

South Quantock – Mike Rigby

Watchet and Williton – James Russell

Wilveliscombe and District – Danny Clark-Lowes


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