H.A. Julian Arnold

Chairman, Blackburn Conservative Association

Julian is a local businessman who has been involved with the Conservative Party all his life. He is proud to lead the Association at this important time in International, national and local politics.

Mark Russell

Deputy Chair (Political), Blackburn Conservative Association

Mark is a local business professional who is passionate about politics and feels strongly that Blackburn deserves better than what the Labour council have done for the town.

Harvey Najmi

Deputy Chair (Membership & Fundraising)

Harvey is a law graduate who runs his own property business.

Keith Murray

Secretary, Blackburn Conservative Association

Keith was a highly regarded Councillor for Meadowhead ward until boundary changes meant the ward was abolished in 2018. A font of all local government knowledge, Keith has ably served Blackburn Conservatives as Treasurer and now Secretary.

Julie Daley

Councillor - Billinge & Beardwood

Elected: 03 May 2018
First Elected: 28 July 2011
Ward: Billinge & Beardwood


Derek Hardman

Councillor - Livesey with Pleasington

Elected: 03 May 2018
First Elected: 07 June 2001
Ward: Livesey with Pleasington


Paul Marrow

Councillor - Livesey with Pleasington

Elected: 02 May 2019
First Elected: 06 May 2016
Ward: Livesey with Pleasington

Rizwan Ali Shah

Council Candidate - Shear Brow & Corporation Park

Rizwan Ali Shah is the Conservative candidate for Shear Brow & Corporation Park.

Tiger Patel

Council Candidate - Audley & Queens Park

Tiger is a well known and charismatic community campaigner in the Audley & Queens Park ward who cares passionately about the area and wants to see its Councillors deliver for the people.

Ann Marie Tolley

Council Candidate - Blackburn South East

Ann Marie is well known across Blackburn through her work as a carer. She really enjoys her work and specialises in providing care to elderly people suffering from dementia or mental health issues, allowing them to remain living in their own homes.