Leicestershire County Council elections 2021

On Thursday 6th May, there will be elections to Leicestershire County Council, covering the following Divisions within our constituency; 

  • Belvoir Division 
  • Gartree (part) Division 
  • Launde Division
  • Melton East Division
  • Melton West Division
  • Melton Wolds Division

Please find below more information on our candidates who will be standing in these elections. 

You can apply for a new postal vote from your local Council offices until 20th April and you have until 27th April to apply for a new proxy vote. 

Polling stations will be run in accordance with COVID guidelines and voters will need to wear a mask inside the polling station and bring their own pen. Hand santisier will be made available at all polling stations. 

If you would like to lend a hand to our campaign, please do get in touch with us at; office@rutlandmeltonconservatives.org 

 

People

Bryan Lovegrove

County Council candidate for Belvoir division

Bryan Lovegrove was born and raised in Thorpe Arnold in a large farming family. He went to school in Melton Mowbray, following which he attended Brooksby agricultural college.

Mark Frisby

County Council candidate for Melton West

Mark Frisby has lived in Melton all of his life and he has always been active in our local community by supporting charities as well as community and education projects. 

 

Michael Rickman

County Council candidate for Launde division
District Councillor for Nevill ward
Additional Representative to the Management Team

Loving animals, Michael riding Wizard, a home bred, one of 6 horses, 3 dogs and 6 hens kept at home. Quite a menagerie, but means holidays are few and far between.

Joe Orson

County Council candidate for Melton Wolds division
Leader of Melton Borough Council
Councillor for Old Dalby ward

First elected in 2003 as a Borough Councillor in Melton, and in later in 2005 as a Leicestershire County Councillor.

Kevin Feltham

County Council candidate for Gartree division

I was born and educated locally, and have represented the Gartree Division (Kibworth, Glen & parts of Billesdon Wards) since 2001, and since May 2017 also represent the Tugby & Keythorpe Parish.

Pam Posnett MBE

County Council candidate for Melton East division
Councillor for Newport ward

I represent Newport ward as a Borough Councillor and Melton East as a County Councillor. I have lived in Melton since 1973, working for Mars as an an Occupational Health Nurse for 20 years.