The candidates standing in the council elections on Thursday 3 May have been announced. If you haven’t yet registered to vote, you have until Tuesday 17 April to do so, otherwise you will not be allowed to vote on the day.
Candidates marked with an asterisk are sitting councillors for that ward.
|Paul Carnell||Conservative Party|
|Francis Jakeman||Liberal Democrats|
|Heather Laird||Conservative Party|
|Riccardo Mancuso||Liberal Democrats|
|Kathryn McCann||Green Party|
|Ruth McEwan||Labour Party|
|* Ashley Pearce||Labour Party|
Eileen McElligott will be standing down, so two councillors need to be elected in Church ward.
Church ward’s other councillor Paul Woodward, from the Labour party, was elected until 2019.
|Natalie Greenstreet||Conservative Party|
|* Sophia James||Labour Party|
|Gurvinder Kaur||Labour Party|
|Louise Keane||Green Party|
|Peter Kinsley||Liberal Democrats|
|Margaret McNeill||Liberal Democrats|
|Beth Vincent||Conservative Party|
Matt Rodda will be standing down because he is now the Reading East MP, so two councillors need to be elected in Katesgrove.
Katesgrove ward’s other councillor Rose Williams, from the Labour party, was elected until 2020.
|* David Absolom||Labour Party|
|Graham Alexander||Liberal Democrats|
|Charlie Evans||Conservative Party|
|Kizzi Johannessen||Green Party|
|Neil Adams||Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts|
|* Rachel Eden||Labour Party|
|Helen Hopper||Conservative Party|
|John Illenden||Liberal Democrats|
|Lucy Mortlock||Green Party|
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