All posts tagged "politics"

  • 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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  • Prescot Online Complete Voting Guide 2015

    Thursday 7 May 2015 sees both a UK general election and local elections across the UK. If you live in Prescot, Whiston or Rainhill, here’s your complete guide to how and where to vote on 7 May....

    • Posted April 28, 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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  • Knowsley Scrutiny Committee Open to Suggestions

    How do you think Knowsley Council is performing? What issues should it be tackling in Prescot and Whiston? Knowsley’s Overview and Scrutiny Board wants your ideas on what issues to review over the next year. According to a...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • 2015 General Election: Candidates for Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill

    Who’s standing for Parliament in your area? The election campaign has officially begun, and UK voters will go to the polls on Thursday 7 May 2015. Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill are represented by two seats: Knowsley, and...

    • Posted March 30, 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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  • Arthur the Sea Lion Meets Knowsley MP

    A sea lion named Arthur had a private audience with Knowsley MP George Howarth last week. One a much-loved intellectual and public figure, the other a politician, the two met at Knowsley Safari Park, where Mr Howarth...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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  • Prescot Polling Card from 1951 General Election

    Prescot Online reader Gary Campbell has shared this piece of local history: A polling card from the October 1951 General Election. Future Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson won the parliamentary seat of Huyton, which included Prescot, with...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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