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Elections in Craven

The most recent scheduled elections in Craven took place on Thursday 3rd May 2018.

Craven District Council elections were held on May 3rd, 2018, in Aire Valley with Lothersdale, Bentham, Gargrave and Malhamdale, Glusburn, Hellifield and Long Preston, Ingleton and Clapham, Penyghent, Settle and Ribblebanks, and Sutton-in-Craven.

Parish Council elections were held in Lothersdale and Ingleton.

Full results can be found on our results page here:

2018 Election Results

Elections 2019

The next local elections in Craven are due to be held on Thursday May 2nd, 2019, when the following wards will have elections:

District Wards

  • Bentham
  • Embsay-with-Eastby
  • Gargrave and Malhamdale
  • Glusburn
  • Skipton East
  • Skipton North
  • Skipton South
  • Skipton West
  • Sutton-in-Craven
  • West Craven



  • Embsay-with-Eastby
  • Skipton Town Council
  • Sutton-in-Craven
  • Carleton-in-Craven
  • Thornton-in-Craven


In Craven, a third of District Council seats are up for election each time, with elections taking place every three years out of a four-year-cycle.


2019: Elections in 10 wards

2020: Elections in 11 wards

2021: No District Council elections, elections in 7 County Council Divisions