About Penrith and the Border Labour Party
The Penrith and the Border Constituency (wikipedia) covers an electorate of 65,234 people over 3,100 square Km making it the largest and least populated constituency in England.
The Penrith and the Border Constituency Labour Party (CLP) comprises five Branches (Alston Moor, Brampton and Area, Eden and Penrith, Upper Eden and Wigton) and an active and growing membership. The CLP is run according to Standing Orders. Please read our members pack to find out about Labour and see how you can get involved.
Chair: Hilary Barker
Secretary: Dave Knaggs
Treasurer: John Potts
Vice Chair: Nicola Hawkins
Vice Chair/Membership: Chris Coulthard
Women’s Officer: Hilary Snell
Youth Officer: Will Melling
Disabilities Officer: Paul Donald and Hilary Barker (role share)
Trade Union Liaison Officer: Alan McGukin Campaign Coordinator: John Potts
BAME Coordinator: Afsah Oomar Snaith and Bernard Snaith (role share)
LGBT Coordinator: vacant
Political Education Officer: Duncan Larkin-Jones
Labour Group Observer: Beth Furneaux
IT Officer: Alix Martin and Chris Cant (role share)
Minute Secretary: Steve Barker
Auditors: Chris Coulthard and Chris Cant:
The Executive Officers of this CLP shall be: chair, vice-chair, vice-chair/membership, secretary, treasurer, women’s officer. At least three of these officers shall be women.
The CLP Executive Committee consists of the CLP officers and two elected delegates from each Branch. Any member of the CLP may attend the CLP Executive meeting as an observer.
In Penrith and the Border, these are Labour Cumbria County Councillors:
These are Labour Eden District and Allerdale Borough Councillors:
- John Crouch, Wigton & Woodside, Allerdale Borough Council
- Lissie Sharp, Alston Moor, Eden District council
- Michael Hanley, Alston Moor, Eden District Council
- Elaine Lynch, Wigton & Woodside, Allerdale Borough Council
We also have 5 elected Labour Penrith Town Councillors:
- Paul Donald, Penrith North
- James Fallows, Penrith East
- Nicola Hawkins, Penrith East
- Dave Knaggs, Penrith West
- Hilary Snell, Penrith West