All posts tagged "Labour"

  • 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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  • Labour Mayor for Liverpool City Region

    Labour candidate Steve Rotheram has been elected the first ever Liverpool City Region Mayor in a landslide victory. The former Walton MP received 171,167 votes, and Conservative Tony Caldeira came a distant second, with 58.805. Prescot Lib...

    • Posted May 8, 2017
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  • Prescot Councillor Is First Metro Mayor Candidate to Launch Manifesto

    Cllr Carl Cashman was the first of the front-running metro mayor candidates to launch his manifesto yesterday (Tuesday 28 March). The Knowsley Council member for Prescot North (pictured, with Cllr Ian Smith on the right) will run as...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Green Party Win First Prescot Town Council Seat

    Joanne Burke unseated Labour and won Prescot East for the Green Party in last Thursday’s town council by-election (9 February). Voter turnout in the ward was a low 27 percent – although turnouts in the borough have...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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  • Prescot East By-election Is 9 February

    A by-election will go ahead in the Prescot Town Council ward of Prescot East on Thursday 9 February. The vacancy has arisen due to non-attendance by Cllr Heather Baker. The three candidates standing so far are (quotes...

    • Posted January 9, 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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  • Three Candidates up for Whiston Town Council Seat

    A by-election has been called for Delph Ward in Whiston on Thursday 18 August 2016. The town council election follows the death of Cllr Jackie Delaney in May. Three nominees are in the running for the seat: Gillian...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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  • Developers Withdraw Prescot Planning Application

    An application for a residential development on part of Prescot’s former greenbelt has been withdrawn. The proposal would have seen 199 houses built on land adjacent to Whitakers Garden Centre on Liverpool Road. Council advised against plans...

    • Posted July 18, 2016
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  • Prescot, Whiston Local Election Results, May 2016

    The people of Prescot and Whiston went to the polls in Thursday 5 May’s local elections, and here is how they voted: PRESCOT NORTH Carl Cashman (Liberal Democrat) 1,254 (20%) Elected Ian Smith (Liberal Democrat) 1,196 (19%) Elected...

    • Posted May 6, 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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