All posts tagged "democracy"

  • Prescot – Meet Your New Town Councillors

    The newly elected members of Prescot Town Council are inviting residents to the town hall on Monday 3 June. In 2 May’s all-in, all-out elections, Prescot elected seven Green councillors and five Lib Dems. Cllr Pat Cook,...

    • Posted May 31, 2019
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  • 2019 Local Elections in Knowsley: Thursday 2 May

    Polls are open from 7am to 10pm this Thursday, 2 May, in local elections across the UK. In Prescot and Whiston, three Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council seats are being contested. They are, with prospective candidates: PRESCOT NORTH...

    • Posted April 30, 2019
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  • Knowsley Council Leader Replaced after Labour Election Losses

    Knowsley Labour have voted to replace Cllr Andy Moorhead (pictured) as their local party leader, following a drop in the local Labour vote in last Thursday’s elections. Cllr Graham Morgan was elected to take his place, meaning...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Knowsley Council Elections: 3 May 2018

    Local elections take place across the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley on Thursday 3 May 2018. Candidates for Prescot and Whiston are as follows: PRESCOT NORTH Tony Ely (Labour) Aaron Waters (Conservative) Frances Wynn (Lib Dem) PRESCOT SOUTH...

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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  • Proposal for Fewer Town Councillors in Knowsley

    Knowsley Council has published proposals for changes to town and parish councils in the borough, following a public consulation carried out from September to November 2017. Residents can now have their say on the Community Governance Review,...

    • Posted February 23, 2018
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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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  • Greens & Lib Dems to Fight Prescot By-Election

    Both Greens and Liberal Democrats have announced they’ll stand if a Prescot Town Council by-election is held later this year. The vacancy, in Prescot East, has arisen due to Cllr Heather Baker’s non-attendance. An election will only take...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Whiston Town Council By-election on the Cards

    Voters in Whiston Delph Ward are able to call a by-election following the sad passing of Councillor Jackie Delaney late last month. Her death means there is now a vacancy on Whiston Town Council. A by-election will...

    • Posted June 10, 2016
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  • 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’s Broken Democracy, Part 1: Knowledge Is Power

    The first in a series of opinion pieces by the editor (Too long didn’t read? The gist: Knowsley Council provides information that no one can understand, and without information, you are powerless.) A great philosopher – no...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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