West Lancashire

  • Council Control: Min Lab
  • Conservatives 20
  • Labour 25
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 9

Our West Lancashire 7, Independent 2. Low-lying area between Southport and Wigan, with the largest town being the unfinished new town of Skelmersdale (one claimant as the largest in England with no railway station). Nearby is the market town of Ormskirk, home to Edge Hill University, and Burscough.

Wrightington also has a byelection on 5 May (held by the Conservatives). Paul O'Neill (Up Holland) moved from Labour to Independent in February 2022, following Ron Cooper (Tanhouse) who made the same move in January 2022.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
District

Address
PO Box 16, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk L39 2DF

Phone
01695 577177

Website
http://www.westlancs.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£2064.42

Upper tier authority
Lancashire