The Shepway Liberal Democrats have announced their candidates for the May 2017 elections to Kent County Council.
The 6 divisions for Kent County Council in Shepway have been redrawn by the Boundary Commission for England since the last elections, and are in some instances significantly different even if the division names are similar.
The selected Liberal Democrat candidates are:
- Elham Valley - Ross Clark
- Folkestone East - Lynne Beaumont
- Romney Marsh - Ted Last
- Folkestone West - Gary Fuller
- Cheriton, Sandgate and Hythe East - Tim Prater
- Hythe West - Neil Matthews
The detailed report on the new boundaries for the Kent County Council elections are on the Boundary Commission for England website (Shepway reccomendations are on page 26), with the six divisions described as:
- Cheriton, Sandgate & Hythe East: This division includes the parished area of Cheriton, the parishes of Saltwood and Sandgate and the eastern part of the parish of Hythe.
- Elham Valley: This division includes the parishes of Acrise, Elham, Elmsted, Hawkinge, Lyminge, Monks Horton, Newington, Paddlesworth, Postling, Sellindge, Stanford, Stelling Minnis, Stowting and Swingfield.
- Folkestone East: This division includes the parished areas of East Folkestone around the Canterbury and Dover roads and East Cliff.
- Folkestone West: This division includes the parished areas of West Folkestone and Morehall.
- Hythe West: This division includes the western part of Hythe parish and the parishes of Dymchurch and Lympne.