All posts tagged "politics"

  • Local Elections: Greens Take Prescot South from Labour

    The Greens pulled off a sizeable win over Labour last night (Thursday 3 May) to take Prescot South. Kai Taylor gained 1,520 to Lynn O’Keeffe’s 736, becoming the first Green Party candidate ever to win a seat...

    • Posted May 4, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Prescot Councillor Blasted over Leaked Emails

    A Prescot councillor has apologised to Huyton activists and former election candidates for calling them ‘little shits’ in an email to fellow councillors. Cllr Denise Allen, who represents Prescot East on Knowsley Council, sent the email from her...

    • Posted February 3, 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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