Calderdale Council Elections 2023
Updated Friday, 5 May 2023
Labour's Israr Ahmed has won the Calder Ward, covering Hebden Bridge, with the Greens in second place, a long way behind. Labour's Katie Kimber wins the seat in Luddendenfoot, the ward which covers Mytholmroyd. Labour's Silvia Dacre takes Labour. Calderdale gains second Green councillor in Northowram and Shelf.
Calderdale Council remains Labour.
Election Turnout Calder ward had the highest in Calderdale with 48%, and Luddendenfoot ward, the second highest with 42%
Candidates for the Calder Ward (covering Hebden Bridge)
Israr Ahmed - Labour - 2615 - elected
Diana Harris - Liberal Democrats - 509
Helen Lasham - Independent - 110
Joseph Matthews - Conservative - 555
Alan McDonald - Green - 617
Candidates for the Luddendenfoot Ward (covering Mytholmroyd)
Christine Bampton-Smith - Liberal Democrats - 355
Katie Kimber - Labour - 1900 - elected
Jill Smith-Moorhouse - Conservative - 820
Kate Sweeny - Green - 271
Candidates for the Todmorden Ward
Silvia Dacre - Labour - 1791 - elected
Mark Holmes - Conservative - 530
Kieran Turner - Green - 472
Christopher Wadsworth - Liberal Democrat - 271
There are 51 councillors who run Calderdale Council. Calderdale is divided into 17 wards which each return three councillors. Three years out of four, we have the chance to elect one councillor. Councillors are elected to serve on the Council for a term of 4 years. Hebden Bridge is in the Calder Ward, and Mytholmroyd is in the Luddendenfoot ward.
As with previous years, the HebWeb invites candidates to send up to 500 words and photo - see this page from 2018.
See also: Hebden Royd Town Council Elections