All posts tagged "Conservatives"

  • Labour Win Big for Knowsley, St Helens South & Whiston

    In a general election that resulted in a hung parliament – with Theresa May’s Conservatives gaining the most votes of any party – voters in Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill elected Labour to represent them. In the Knowsley...

    • Posted June 9, 2017
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  • General Election: Who’s Standing for Parliament in Knowsley?

    With the General Election just three weeks away, here’s a run-down of the candidates you can vote for if you live in Prescot, Whiston or Rainhill. Unsure which constituency you are in? Type in your postcode or...

    • Posted May 18, 2017
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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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  • Government Promises £5m for Prescot Shakespeare Theatre

    Tory Chancellor George Osborne announced £5 million towards a theatre and college for Prescot in today’s government budget (Wednesday 16 March). “In the 400th anniversary of the great playwright’s death, I’ve heard the sonnets from the Right...

    • Posted March 16, 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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  • Election Results: Labour Hold St Helens South & Whiston, Knowsley

    In a result that will have surprised few people, Labour have held on to both St Helens South & Whiston, and Knowsley in yesterday’s general election. George Howarth was re-elected as MP for Knowsley, with 78.1 percent...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • General Election Candidates for Prescot, Whiston, Rainhill & Cronton

    Who’s standing for election as an MP in your area? Here’s the full local list below: Knowsley Constituency Candidates (Prescot) Louise Bours (UK Independence Party) Alice Elizabeth Bramall (Conservative Party) Carl Cashman (Liberal Democrats) Vikki Ann Gregorich...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • Prescot & Whiston Election Results 2014

    Labour swept the boards again in last week’s Knowsley elections, leaving the party with all 63 council seats in the borough, including four seats in Prescot and Whiston. In Prescot East, Denise Allen won with 1,299 votes...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Prescot & Whiston Local Elections 2014

    Britain goes to the polls this Thursday, 22 May, to vote for local councillors and members of European Parliament. Candidates standing in Prescot and Whiston for seats on Knowsley Council are as follows: Prescot West Ward Robert...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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