Independent 3, Liberal Party 3, Independent allied with the Liberal Party 1. Seaport on the Mersey in the north-west; suffered deprivation, riots and political extremist infiltration in the 1980s but has since undergone much regeneration. Development along the shore cost it World Heritage Site status in 2021. Adopted a directly-elected Mayor in 2012, currently Joanne Anderson.
Commissioners are assisting in running the council. The council will move to all-out elections from 2023. Sam Gorst (Cressington) moved from Labour to Independent in December 2021. Anna Rothery (Princes Park) and Sarah Morton (Clubmoor) moved from Labour to Independent in November 2021.
Next local elections