Local elections 2017

Local elections to Shropshire Council, Shrewsbury Town Council and other town and parish councils took place on 4 May 2017.

Labour held 8 of 9 seats it was defending on Shropshire Council.

Ted ClarkeJane Mackenzie and Tony Parsons were all elected as Labour councillors for Bayston Hill, Column and Sutton with a combined 52.8% of the vote. Tony Parsons succeeds Jon Tandy as a Shropshire councillor for the division.

Harry Taylor was elected as the new Labour councillor for Belle Vue with 43.0% of the vote. He succeeds Amy Liebich who had held the seat since 2015.

Alan Mosley was re-elected as a Labour councillor for Castlefields and Ditherington with 74.2% of the vote, a majority of 677.

Ioan Jones was elected as a Labour councillor for Harlescott with 57.1% of the vote, a majority of 228. He succeeds Vernon Bushell who had held the seat since 2009.

Pam Moseley was re-elected as a Labour councillor for Monkmoor with 71.2% of the vote and a majority of 412.

Kevin Pardy was re-elected as a Labour councillor for Sundorne with 73.9% of the vote, a majority of 400.

Labour lost Broseley with 39.4% of the vote.

The party came in second place in Battlefield, Bridgnorth East and Astley Abbotts, Cheswardine, Corvedale, Hodnet, Market Drayton East, Market Drayton West, Meole, Ruyton and Baschurch, St Martins, Underdale, and Worfield. Labour candidates contested Abbey, Bagley, Bridgnorth West and Tasley, Cleobury Mortimer, Gobowen, Selattyn and Weston Rhyn, Highley, Ludlow East, Ludlow South, Oswestry East, and Tern.

On Shrewsbury Town Council, Labour remained the largest party, holding its 7 seats.

Harry Taylor became the new Labour councillor for Belle Vue with 42.9% of the vote, succeeding Alan Townsend.

Alan Mosley was re-elected as a Labour councillor for Castlefields and Ditherington with 78.7% of the vote, a majority of 722.

Jane Mackenzie was re-elected as a Labour councillor for Column with 51.2% of the vote and a majority of 101.

Ioan Jones was re-elected as a Labour councillor for Harlescott with 57.7% of the vote, a majority of 242.

Pam Moseley was re-elected as a Labour councillor for Monkmoor with 72.3% of the vote and a majority of 434.

Kevin Pardy was re-elected as a Labour councillor for Sundorne with 76.0% of the vote and a majority of 530.

Philip Gillam was elected as a new Labour councillor for Sutton and Reabrook with 64.5% of the vote, a majority of 363. He succeeds Jon Tandy who had represented the ward since 2009.

Labour came second in Battlefield, Meole, and Underdale and in third place in Abbey and Bagley.