Voters ready to take to the polls to choose Solihull Councillors - The Solihull Observer

Voters ready to take to the polls to choose Solihull Councillors

Solihull Editorial 28th Apr, 2024   0

SILHILLIANS are heading off to the polls on Thursday (May 2) to decide who makes the tough decisions for the borough.

Voters are being asked to have a say on who will represent their area for Solihull Council as well as voting for the West Midlands Mayor and the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner.

People attending will be required to show photo ID before casting their vote under the Elections Act.

Accepted forms of ID include a UK, European Economic Area (EEA) or Commonwealth passport; a UK, EEA or Commonwealth drivers’ licence; a Voter Authority Certificate and some concessionary travel passes, such as an older person’s bus pass.

Polling stations across the borough are open from 7am until 10pm.

The full list of candidates for each ward in Solihull is as follows:


Mark Joseph Pearson – Green Party

Adam Richard Pilarski – Liberal Democrats

Alison Rolf – Conservative Party

Lydia Ruth Margaret Turner – Labour Party


Noel Anthony Grace – Labour Party

Keith Frank Green – Conservative Party

Carol Joy Linfield – Green Party

John Christopher Wyatt – Liberal Democrat

Castle Bromwich:

Emma Louise Chidler – Labour Party

Richard Evans – Liberal Democrats

Akin Kog – Green Party

Martin Henry Thomas McCarthy – Conservative Party

Chelmsley Wood:

Kenneth Harrop – Labour Party

Georgina Phoenix Hartland – conservative Party

Matt Purssell – Liberal Democrats

Shesh Sheabhatter – Green Party

Dorridge and Hockley Heath:

David Jon Brittin – Labour Party

David Robert Godfrey – Liberal Democrats

Jane Allison Holt – Green Party

Sally Tomlinson – Conservative Party


Yvonne Beverley Clements – Conservative Party

Paul Edwards – Independent

Lisa Marie Holcroft – Labour Party

Kate Jones – Liberal Democrats

Margaret Evelyn Ryan – Green Party

Kingshurst and Fordbridge:

Stephen Alexander Caudwell – Green Party

Hazel Jasmine Ellenor Dawkins – Labour and Cooperative Party

Martin Roy Phipps – Liberal Democrats

Brent Angus Roberston – Conservative Party


Mark Leslie Amphlett – Green Party

Simon Martin Johnson – Labour Party

Lionel Arthur King – Liberal Democrats

David Arthur Pinwell – Conservative Party


Sheila Mary Brookes – Labour and Cooperative Party

Lynsey Fraser-Smith – Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Roger Neil Halford – Green Party

Paul McCabe – Liberal Democrats

Josh O’Nyons – Conservative Party


Cathy Connan – Labour Party

Ton Dicicco – Conservative Party

Peter Charles Lee – Liberal Democrats

Antony Lowe – Green Party


Stephen Robert Holt – Green Party

James Callum Johnson – Conservative Party

Sarah Jane Phipps – Liberal Democrats

Jack Andrew Simpson – Labour and Cooperative Party

Shirley East:

Gerard Bernard Michael John Dufficy – Labour Party

Karen Grinsell – Conservative Party

Jamshid Moori – Liberal Democrats

Alan Phillip Wigley – Green Party

Shirley South:

Frank Dawson – Liberal Democrats

Max McLoughlin – Green Party

Jessica Amy Louise Thompson – Conservative Party

Shirley Rose Young – Labour Party

Shirley West:

Shelley Irene Haughney – Green Party

Gayle Elizabeth Monk – Liberal Democrats

Kevin Peter Raven – Labour Party

Prish Sharma – Conservative Party

Mark Antony Windridge – Independent


Trevor John Barker – Green Party

Peter Hogarth – Conservative Party

Nick Stephens – Labour and Cooperative Party

Terry Whitehead – Liberal Democrats

Smith’s Wood:

Mark Alan Caddick – Labour Party

Kamren Jay Grant – Conservative Party

Jean Hamilton – Green Party

Christopher Leslie Daniel Johnson – Liberal Democrats

St Alphege:

Joy Aldworth – Green Party

Ian Clifford English – Labour Party

Mark Alexander Geary – Liberal Democrats

Bob Grinsell – Conservative Party


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