COUNCIL elections take place on Thursday May 22. The list of candidates by ward is as follows:
Akhtar Mahmood (Labour, defending); Imtiaz Ameen (Conservative); Akooji Badat (Independent); Jonathan Heap (Lib Dem); Robert Reynolds (Green); Pete Robson (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition).
Susan Bell-Procter (Conservative); Garry Kitchin (Green); Stephen Leach (Lib Dem); Gwen Lowe (Labour, defending); John Rattigan (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition).
BIRSTALL AND BIRKENSHAW
Amanda Davison (Labour); Megan Scholefield-Nicholson (Lib Dem); Elizabeth Smaje (Conservative, defending); Charlotte Stoyles (Green).
Jessica Berry (Green); Andrew Gray (Conservative); John Lawson (Lib Dem, defending); Pete Murphy (Labour).
Greg Burrows (UKIP); Bernard Diskin (Lib Dem); Mark Eastwood (Conservative); Tony Kelsall (Green); Cathy Scott (Labour, defending).
Masood Ahmed (Labour, defending); Stephen Bird (Lib Dem); Adrian Cruden (Green); Khizar Iqbal (Conservative); Shaun Maddox (English Democrat).
Simon Cope (Green); Dennis Hullock (Lib Dem); Mumtaz Hussain (Labour, defending); Shehzad Hussain (Conservative).
Ian Bullock (Green); Viv Kendrick (Labour, defending); Josie Pugsley (Lib Dems); Robert Thornton (Conservative).
LIVERSEDGE AND GOMERSAL
Richard Burton (Green); Richard Farnhill (Lib Dem); David Hall (Conservative, defending); Catherine Pinder (Labour).
Nisar Choudhary (Lib Dem); Michael Hutchinson (Labour); Vivien Lees-Hamilton (Conservative, defending); Nick Whittingham (Green).