We select local election candidates via democratic process on a yearly basis. 

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2019 Local Election Candidates:

 

We stood candidates in six Plymouth wards in the 2019 local elections:
 
  • Stoke - Ian Poyser
  • Devonport - Andy Pratt
  • Sutton & Mount Gould - Mike Kewish 
  • St Peter & The Waterfront - James Ellwood
  • Plymstock Radford - Matt Faith
  • Peverell - Nicholas Casley

For a breakdown of results in this election visit our past results page. 

2019 Local Candidates:

 Ian Poyser

Ian Poyser

Ian has been a Stoke resident for 9 years, and Green Party member for over 15 years. His involvement in the environmental sector has been instrumental in delivering local authority services and support to businesses. Ian is a passionate advocate to finding local solutions to the greatest threat to humanity - climate change and habitat destruction.

Mike Kewish

Mike Kewish

Mike arrived in Plymouth 30 years ago as a Royal Naval recruit and has been a Lipson & Mutley resident since. After serving 12 Years Mike embarked on a career in social housing and over time gained a wide experience of the complex needs of residents. Mike assists with a local sailing charity and is passionate about ensuring people have a good environment to live and work in.

James Ellwood

James Ellwood

James is a local resident who has lived in Plymouth for 9 years and been a Green Party member for 3. He runs a Stonehouse-based Social Enterprise, which works with communities across the city, giving him insight into many of the issues and challenges residents face. He will work towards an alternative, more responsible and inclusive way of doing politics.  

Andy Pratt

Andy Pratt

Andy was born in Devon and has been based in Plymouth for around fifteen years.  He works for local Health Improvement projects, and has been employed as a part-time assistant to the SW Green MEP Molly Scott Cato.  Andy is passionate about environmental and social justice, which he regards as inseparable issues, both locally and globally.

Matt Faith, Plymstock Radford Candidate 

Matt Faith

Matthew is a local student and has been a Plymstock resident for the past seventeen years. He is studying Marine Biology at the University of Plymouth and also works in Plymstock. Matthew is passionate about preserving and engaging people with the city’s heart, Plymouth Sound. He also believes in the importance of encouraging people to connect with politics and use their voices, as this is becoming a vital tool for combatting our developing environmental crises.