Liberal Party 3, Independent 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. Adopted a directly-elected Mayor in 2012 ??? Joe Anderson holds the post.
Labour held seats in Clubmoor and Picton wards at byelections on 12 December.
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