All posts tagged "Labour"

  • 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’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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  • Rainhill Local Election Results

    Labour candidate Joseph Patrick De Asha won the Rainhill seat on St Helens Council in last Thursday’s local election. He won in the ward with 3,671 votes, beating nearest rival Kathleen Sheila Barton, who took 1,284 votes...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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  • Prescot Town Council Goes 100% to Labour

    Labour swept the board on Prescot Town Council in Thursday 7 May’s local elections, winning all 17 seats. Whiston Town Council remains all-Labour, as no seats were contested. The Prescot Town Council election results were as follows:...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Knowsley Local Election Results: Prescot & Whiston

    Knowsley Council remains 100% Labour following 7 May’s elections, with support from 76 percent of voters in 22 metropolitan borough seats. In Prescot and Whiston, the Knowsley Council election results were as follows: Prescot East Gillian Flatley...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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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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  • Marie Rimmer Trial Postponed until after Election

    The prospective Labour MP for St Helens South and Whiston will be able to fight her election campaign before going on trial for assault. St Helens councillor and former council leader Marie Rimmer, who replaces incumbent MP Shaun...

    • Posted March 26, 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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  • Pickles Picks on Knowsley over Taxes

    Government communities secretary Eric Pickles has criticised Knowsley, along with other other councils in Merseyside, for failing to collect a combined £156 million in council tax. The Tory MP slammed KMBC, as well as Liverpool, Sefton and...

    • Posted April 26, 2013
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