Newcastle City Council local elections 2024: Full list of candidates standing in Newcastle

Votes being counted at Sports Central in Newcastle Upon Tyne in the 2023 Local Elections.
Votes being counted at Sports Central in Newcastle Upon Tyne in the 2023 Local Elections. -Credit:Craig Connor/ChronicleLive

This is the full list of candidates standing in Newcastle at the May 2 local elections.

There were 27 seats on Newcastle City Council up for grabs this year – one for each of the city’s 26 wards, plus an extra in Fawdon and West Gosforth following the recent death of former lord mayor Brenda Hindmarsh.

The candidates are listed below, but this article has now been updated with a link to the results - see Newcastle's local election results here.

The deadline to register to vote in these elections was 11.59pm on Tuesday, April 16.

Our widget below will update on local election night as Newcastle results are declared - and you can also search it by postcode or council name to see results for other councils.

Here is the full list of candidates standing in Newcastle:

Arthur’s Hill

Alistair Ford (Green)

Christopher Howden (Liberal Democrat)

Maria Manco (Conservative)

Stephen Powers (Labour)

Rowshon Uddin (Independent)

Benwell and Scotswood

Hans Christian Andersen (Liberal Democrat)

Rob Higgins (Labour)

Lee Irving (Green)

David McGovern (Independent)

Ronald Thompson (Conservative)


Thomas Lian-Hoare (Conservative)

James Milne (Green)

Bill Shepherd (Liberal Democrat)

Marion Williams (Labour)


Jamie Hampton (Conservative)

Nick Hartley (Green)

Mark Ridyard (Liberal Democrat)

Carly Walker-Dawson (Labour)

Callerton and Throckley

Alexis Fernandes (Conservative)

Idwal John (Green)

Richard Morris (Liberal Democrat)

Linda Wright (Labour)


Daniel Burnett (Conservative)

Andrew Herridge (Labour)

Jamie Robinson (Liberal Democrat)

Andrew Thorp (Green)


Philip Brookes (Green)

Ian Forster (Conservative)

Lawrence Hunter (Independent)

Bill Purvis (Labour)

Judith Steen (Liberal Democrat)

Dene and South Gosforth

Hilary Franks (Labour)

Gerry Langley (Conservative)

Karen Robinson (Liberal Democrat)

Laurence Taylor (Green)

Denton and Westerhope

Vince Barry-Stanners (Labour)

Elizabeth Dicken (Liberal Democrat)

Jack Luke (Conservative)

Tracey Mitchell (Newcastle Independents)

William Whitaker (Green)


Hamed Aghajani (Liberal Democrat)

Tom Horgan Davison (Conservative)

Nicu Ion (Labour)

Khaled Musharraf (Green)

Fawdon and West Gosforth (two vacancies)

Rob Austin (Liberal Democrat)

John Hall (Liberal Democrat)

Alexander McMullen (Conservative)

Maria Piazza (Conservative)

Asad Syed (Labour)

Gordana Vasic (Labour)

Roger Whittaker (Green)


Doc Anand (Conservative)

Michael Bell (Labour)

Frances Hinton (Green)

Brian Moore (North East Party)

Tahir Siddique (Liberal Democrat)


Tom Appleby (Liberal Democrat)

Chandni Chopra (Independent)

John Dobie (Conservative)

Andrew Gray (Green)

Steve Handford (Communist Party)

Clare Penny-Evans (Labour)


Craig Austin (Liberal Democrat)

Nick Fray (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition)

Adam Jackson (Green)

Stephen Lambert (Labour)

Zak Mudie (Conservative)

Kingston Park South and Newbiggin Hall

Alexander Hay (Labour)

Amy Laverick (Conservative)

Tahir Mahmood (Green)

David Partington (Liberal Democrat)


Stephen Barry-Stanners (Labour)

Tracy Connell (Liberal Democrat)

Jack Donaldson (Conservative)

Pat McGee (Green)

Zoey Saul (Newcastle Independents)

Manor Park

Bradley Aird (Labour)

Antonio Manco (Conservative)

Mike Rabley (Green)

Greg Stone (Liberal Democrat)


Nabeela Ali (Labour)

Craig Dodd (Liberal Democrat)

Richard Sanderson (Conservative)

Jessica Whitaker (Green)

North Jesmond

James Coles (Liberal Democrat)

Stephen Davies (Conservative)

Killian McCartney (Labour)

Shehla Naqvi (Green)


Alistair Chisholm (Labour)

Gabriella Leavitt (Green)

Fiona Punchard (Liberal Democrat)

Marie Summersby (Conservative)


Pauline Allen (Liberal Democrat)

Christopher Bartlett (Labour)

Andrew Burnett (Conservative)

Audrey Macnaughton (Green)

South Jesmond

Milo Barnett (Labour)

Martin Evison (Social Democratic Party)

Aidan King (Liberal Democrat)

Jennifer Mills (Conservative)

Sarah Peters (Green)


Stephen Psallidas (Liberal Democrat)

Alex Walker (Conservative)

Matt Williams (Green)

David Wood (Labour)


Maureen Lowson (Labour)

Margaret Montgomery (Green)

Matthew Osbourn (Liberal Democrat)

Stephen Oxborough (Conservative)

West Fenham

Syed Ahmed (Conservative)

Tim Dowson (Green)

Mark Mitchell (Liberal Democrat)

Ian Tokell (Labour)


Irim Ali (Labour)

Younes Mohammed (Independent)

John Pearson (Green)

Jarred Riley (Conservative)

Colin Steen (Liberal Democrat)