Richmondshire District Elections

The election to elect 34 Councillors for the Richmondshire District was held in May 2015. The 34 members represent 24 wards with most wards having a single councillor but some larger ones having 2 or 3  councillors.

Since the above elections there have been several by-elections and the current political make-up of the Council is as follows:


  • 23 Conservatives
  • 5 Putting Richmondshire First
  • 4 Independents
  • 1 non-grouped Independent
  • 1 Liberal Democrats


The Officers of the Putting Richmondshire First are:



Paul Cullen    Secretary/Treasurer    

Berry Cottage   


Richmond  DL11 6DA

01748 824150 


Helen Grant  Group Leader         

8  Sleegill   

St Martin’s   

Richmond  DL10 4RH                         

01748  821072 


       William Heslop  Nomination Officer

       Sedbury Park Farm

       Gilling West

       Richmond DL10 5LN

       01748 822749