All posts tagged "2016 Local Election"

  • Labour Victory in Knowsley, but Lib Dems Upset Apple Cart in Prescot North

    It was a clean sweep for Labour among most of the borough of Knowsley in yesterday’s elections – except in Prescot North, where the Liberal Democrats won all three seats. In the neighbouring wards of Prescot South...

    • Posted May 6, 2016
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  • Knowsley Lib Dems’ Message to Prescot & Whiston

    Prescot Online invites all candidates and parties standing in Prescot and Whiston to have their say in the run-up to the 5 May local elections. The local Liberal Democrat candidates write: These local elections present the best opportunity...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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  • Video Attacks Knowsley Council over Greenbelt

    A short film by a local election candidate criticises Knowsley Council for failing to save the borough’s green spaces. The 10-minute video, by Paul Woods, documents how in 2000 the council sold six acres of the King George V...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • 2016 Local Elections: Who’s Standing in Prescot & Whiston?

    On Thursday 5 May 2016, every council seat in Knowsley will be up for grabs. Wards and boundaries have changed, and voters will now elect 45 councillors instead of the current 63. What are the issues you...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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  • Ask the Candidates: Prescot & Whiston Local Elections

    On Thursday 5 May 2o16, Knowsley will go to the polls to elect a new council. Every seat in the borough – that’s 45 councillors, recently cut down from 63 – will be up for grabs. What...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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  • Knowsley Boundaries Change for 2016 Local Elections

    The number, size and layout of council wards in Knowsley will look different in the upcoming local elections. Following a review by the Local Government Boundary Commission, Knowsley residents will now elect 45 councillors instead of the...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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  • Knowsley’s Broken Democracy, Part 2: Absolute Power

    The second in a series of opinion pieces by the editor. (Read Part 1 here.) (Too long, didn’t read? The gist: A one-party council is never democratic. With no opposition, local government can do whatever it likes. Vote...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Knowsley Lib Dems Respond to Labour on Greenbelt Plan

    In a letter to Prescot Online, the Liberal Democrats in Knowsley have responded to the borough council’s newly adopted Local Plan: 26 January 2016 Knowsley Betrays Residents over Greenbelt The news that every single Labour Councillor in Knowsley...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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