Councillors

Lancaster City Council: North Lancashire Green Party has 22 City Councillors representing 10 different City Council wards: Bowerham, Bulk, Castle, Ellel, Halton-with-Aughton and Kellet, John O'Gaunt, Marsh, Scotforth West, University and Warton. We do regular print newsletters for these wards, and occasional ones for the Lancaster District or for across North Lancashire. You can see a digital archive of those for the last few years here

Wyre Council: We do not yet have any Councillors. If you'd like to help us change that, please get involved!

Lancashire County Council: We have one County Councillor representing the county division Lancaster Central.

Your Green Councillors are always pleased to hear from you.

 

Lancaster City Council

 

Cabinet Members

  • Caroline Jackson - Deputy Leader of the Council, Housing. This includes private sector and social housing, caravan and traveller sites, refugee and asylum seeker housing, as well as household support and resilience, and tackling homelessness.
  • Tim Hamilton-Cox - Finance. This includes the strategic control of financial resources, procurement and fair trade, revenues and benefits, and ICT.
  • Paul Stubbins - Climate Emergency. This includes flood prevention, low carbon energy generation and energy conservation, climate emergency response, retrofitting and electrification, EV charging and active travel (implementation and monitoring).
  • Nick Wilkinson - Economic Development.  This includes regeneration, skills and digital innovation, the Canal Quarter, BIDs, high streets, jobs and skills.
 
Committees
 

Please see Committees on the Lancaster City Council website for a list of the committees of Lancaster City Council. From there there are links to information about each committee, including their full membership, and the dates and agendas of upcoming meetings. To see what committees a particular Green Councillor sits on, please use the links below to their Councillor profile page on Lancaster City Council website, where you can also find contact details, attendance record, declarations at meetings and register of interests. 

 

Councillors by Ward

 

Bowerham  Bulk  Castle  Ellel  Halton-with-Aughton and Kellet John O'Gaunt  Marsh  Scotforth West  University  Warton

Click on the photo or the name of each Councillor to go to their profile page. 

 

Bowerham Ward

 

Councillors 

Cllr Hamish Mills - hmills@lancaster.gov.uk.

Elected in May 2023. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Mills' current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 

Cllr Sarah Punshon - spunshon@lancaster.gov.uk.

Elected in May 2023. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Punshon's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 

Bulk Ward

 

Councillors 

 Cllr Caroline Jackson - cjackson@lancaster.gov.uk.

First elected to represent Bulk ward in a by election in May 2013. She is Deputy Leader of the Council and holds the Housing portfolio on Cabinet. Caroline is also the Leader of the Green and Independant Group of Councillors. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Jackson's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 Cllr Jack Lenox - jlenox@lancaster.gov.uk.

First elected in May 2021. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Lenox's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here.

Cllr Sam Riches - sriches@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in May 2023. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Riches' current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 

Castle Ward

 

Councillors

 Cllr Dave Brookes - dbrookes@lancaster.gov.uk

First elected in 2011. The Cabinet Member with responsibility for Environmental Services. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Brookes' current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here.

 Cllr Paul Stubbinspstubbins@lancaster.gov.uk

First elected in May 2019. Cabinet member with the portfolio for the Climate Emergency from August to November 2024 after which it will revert to Cllr Gina Dowding. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Stubbins' current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here.

Cllr Izzy Metcalf-Riener - imriener@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in March 2024. You can find Izzy's contact information, and up to date information on current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 

Ellel Ward (including Glasson & Thurnham)

 

Councillors

 Cllr Sally Maddocks -  slmaddocks@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in May 2022.  Sally is the Co-ordinator of the Green and Independant Group of Councillors.You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Maddocks' current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here.

Cllr Paul Tynan - ptynan@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in May 2023. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 

Halton-with-Aughton & Kellet Ward

 

Councillors

 Cllr James Sommerville -  jsommerville@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in May 2023. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Sommerville's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

Cllr Sarah McGowan - smcgowan@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in May 2023. Sarah is a member of the Co-ordinating team of the Green and Independant Group of Councillors.You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr McGowan's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here 

 

John O'Gaunt Ward

 

Councillors

Cllr Suhir Abuhajar - sabuhajar@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in May 2023. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Abuhajar's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 

Cllr Grace Russell - grussell@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in May 2023. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Russell's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 

Marsh Ward

 

Councillors

Cllr Mandy Bannon - mbannon@lancaster.gov.uk

First elected in May 2019.You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Bannon's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here.

 Cllr Gina Dowding - gdowding@lancaster.gov.uk

Among the first Greens elected as City Councillors in 1999. Retired as a councillor in May 2007 but stood again in May 2019 and was elected for Marsh ward. Gina was Cabinet member with the portfolio for the Climate Emergency and Deputy Leader of the Green and Independant Group of Councillors until July 2024. She is being replaced by Paul Tynan from August to November.  You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Dowding's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here. Gina is also a County Councillor - see below for details.

Cllr Nick Wilkinson - nwilkinson@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected to represent Marsh ward in May 2023, having previously represented Castle ward from 2015 – 2019. A Cabinet member with the portfolio for Economic Development. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Wilkinson's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 

Scotforth West Ward

 

Councillors

 Cllr Abi Mills - amills@lancaster.gov.uk

First elected in May 2014. After the 2023 elections she was elected by Councillors to be the Council champion for people with disabilities. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Mills' current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here.

 Cllr Tim Hamilton-Cox -  thamiltoncox@lancaster.gov.uk

First elected in May 2011. A Cabinet Member with the Finance portfolio. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Hamilton-Cox's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here.

 

University Ward

 

Councillor

Cllr Tom Fish - tfish@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in May 2023. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Fish's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

Cllr Maria Deery - mdeery@lancaster.gov.uk

Elected in July 2024. You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Deery's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here.

 

Warton Ward (including Yealand)

 

Councillor

 Cllr Sue Tyldesleystyldesley@lancaster.gov.uk

First elected in September 2022.  You can find more contact information, and up to date information on Cllr Tyldesley's current roles, responsibilities, committee appointments and appointments to outside bodies as a Lancaster City Councillor on the Council's website here

 


 

Lancashire County Council 

 

Councillors by District

 

Lancaster Central

Councillors

County Cllr Gina Dowding  - gina.dowding@lancashire.gov.uk

First elected in 2013. The Lancaster Central division represents all of Marsh ward, and parts of Castle, Scotforth West, and Ellel wards. You can find more contact details, and other information re Cllr Dowdings role as a Lancashire County Councillor, including committee appointments on the County Council's website here

 

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