Parish Election Results 2022

Last Updated: 9 May 2022

Notices of Election were published on 28 March 2022 for the following parish councils in South Lakeland.

  • Allithwaite and Cartmel Parish Council
  • Dent Parish Council
  • Garsdale Parish Council
  • Kendal Town Council
  • Lower Holker Parish Council
  • Natland Parish Council
  • Sedbergh Parish Council

There were more candidates than there were vacancies for all elections to the Kendal Town Council wards. The results of these elections are listed below.

The elections for all of the other parish councils were uncontested. There were less candidates than there were vacancies or was an equal number of candidates and vacancies for these elections. The candidates were elected to the parish councils without a poll on 5 May.

Results of contested elections

Kendal Town Council: Castle Ward

Seats: 2    Turnout: 43.42%   Rejected ballot papers: 27

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes  Elected
HENNESSY, Eamonn Matthew Liberal Democrats 565 *
LADHAMS, Helen Ngaire Liberal Democrats 580 *
LYNCH, Tom Labour Party 130  

Kendal Town Council: Fell Ward

Seats: 2    Turnout: 49.49%    Rejected ballot papers: 12

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes Elected
ARCHIBALD, Giles Charles Liberal Democrats 517 *
BARWISE, Michael Wilson Liberal Democrats 346  
BLUNDEN, Simon Joseph Green Party 358 *
BRANNEY, Virginia Elizabeth Labour Party 239  

Kendal Town Council: Heron Hill

Seats: 4    Turnout: 40.59%    Rejected ballot papers: 70

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes Elected
BLACKMAN, Andy Liberal Democrats 793 *
BROOK, Jonathan Richard Liberal Democrats 919 *
CAMPBELL, Adam Grant Liberal Democrats 664 *
RATHBONE, Doug Liberal Democrats 847 *
SPARLING, Lois Katherine Labour Party 241  

Kendal Town Council: Highgate Ward

Seats: 2    Turnout: 42.80%    Rejected ballot papers: 13

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes Elected
HELME, Mhairi Liberal Democrats 519 *
RUSSELL, Craig David Liberal Democrats 496 *
STOW, Bob Labour Party 181  

Kendal Town Council: Kirkland Ward

Seats: 4    Turnout: 34.55%    Rejected ballot papers: 37

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes Elected
FINCH, Brian Alvin Liberal Democrats 737 *
MILES, Dave Liberal Democrats 651 *
RING, Jim Labour Party 272  
SEVERN, Matt Liberal Democrats 603 *
SUTTON, Richard Francis Liberal Democrats 618 *
       

Kendal Town Council: Mintsfeet Ward

Seats: 2    Turnout: 42.15%    Rejected ballot papers: 26

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes Elected
COPE, David Norman Labour Party 140  
CORNTHWAITE, Jonathan Liberal Democrats 513 *
DUNLOP, Julia Liberal Democrats 436 *

Kendal Town Council: Nether Ward

Seats: 4    Turnout: 34.56%    Rejected ballot papers: 58

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes Elected
BLAMIRE, Kate Louise Liberal Democrats 836 *
BRAITHWAITE, Paul Michael Labour Party 265  
EDWARDS, Leone Liberal Democrats 718 *
EVANS, David Liberal Democrats 784 *
HARDY, Carol Anne Liberal Democrats 787 *

Kendal Town Council: Oxenholme Ward

Seats: 1    Turnout: 38.58%    Rejected ballot papers: 12

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes Elected
COPE, Robin Michael Labour Party 82  
TIRVENGADUM, Guy Liberal Democrats 368 *

Kendal Town Council: Stonecross Ward

Seats: 3     Turnout: 45.64%    Rejected ballot papers: 45

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes Elected
BROWN, David Liberal Democrats 757 *
LONG, Susanne Liberal Democrats 762 *
LOUGH, Carissa Jane Labour Party 191  
PERKINS, Tina Liberal Democrats 516 *

Kendal Town Council: Strickland Ward

Seats: 4   Turnout: 49.08%     Rejected ballot papers: 25

Candidate Party or description (if any) Votes Elected
COLEMAN, Stephen John Liberal Democrats 772 *
HENDRY, Liz Green Party 797 *
MAGNE, Jo Labour Party 155  
MILLER, Laura Green Party 613  
OWEN, Jon Green Party 571  
SIMPSON, Kate Liberal Democrats 730 *
THORNTON, Peter Carlyle Liberal Democrats 736 *
VINCENT, Graham Jeffrey Green Party 548  
WALKER, Phil Liberal Democrats 647  

Results of uncontested elections

The elections for all of the other parish councils were uncontested. There were less candidates than there were vacancies or there were an equal number of candidates and vacancies for these elections. The candidates were elected to the parish councils without a poll on 5 May.

We have published the results of the uncontested parish council elections below.