Crawley goes to the polls with control of council at stake


Crawley goes to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) with control of the borough council at stake.

Alongside the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election, a total of 13 seats at Crawley Borough Council will be contested.

Of the 37 councillors, Labour has 19, just one more than the Conservatives.

Bewbush, Broadfield North, Broadfield South, Gossops Green, Ifield, Langley Green, Maidenbower, Pound Hill North, Pound Hill South and Worth, Southgate, Three Bridges, Tilgate, and West Green will be contested.

Both Labour and the Tories have fielded the full 13 candidates, with the Lib Dems putting forward eight, the Green Party seven, UKIP six, and one independent.

All Sussex residents have the chance to vote for the next Police and Crime Commissioner with Tory Katy Bourne facing the Green Party’s James Doyle, Labour’s Michael Jones, UKIP’s Patrick Lowe, and Lib Dem James Walsh.

To view a full list of CBC candidates visit our website at

For election results see our website at and pick up next week’s Crawley Observer.

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