Chorley

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 32 Seats +/- +8
Conservative Seats 13 Seats +/- -7
Independent Seats 2 Seats +/- 0
Liberal Democrat Seats 0 Seats +/- -1

Council background

Type
District Council
Seats up
17 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Chorley Borough Council

20.09.2016

03.05.2016

17:29

Labour hoping to hold on in Lancashire

Labour-run councils dominate this year's elections - but can the party hold off the Conservatives in key areas?

08.05.2015

19:18

Labour gain control in West Lancs

Labour wins 11 seats in West Lancashire in the local elections to take charge of a council that previously had no overall control.

22.12.2014

19:11

Council avoids cuts by buying shops

A council in Lancashire bridges the gap caused by funding cuts with profits from its purchase of a shopping centre.

22.07.2014

11:26

Council makes bid for unitary status

Chorley Council announces plans to become a unitary authority to "deliver services more effectively".

23.05.2014

19:49

Labour Party retains six councils

Labour retains control of six councils in Lancashire, increasing its majority on Chorley Borough Council from one to 17.
14:00

Following in his footsteps

Steve Becker BBC Radio Lancashire
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Husband and wife Gordon and Margaret France have joined son Christopher France as Labour councillors at Chorley Borough Council, says BBC Radio Lancashire's Steve Becker. Christopher who became a councillor in 2009 told Steve "dad" is buying the celebration drinks.

13:53

Cock-a-hoop in Chorley

Steve Becker, BBC Radio Lancashire
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BBC Radio Lancashire's Steve Becker says Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle is cock-a-hoop at Labour's eight gains in Chorley which was even better than he expected.

12:03

Tories lose seat

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The first results have been announced in Chorley with Labour winning a seat from the Conservatives in the Chisnell Ward, reports Steve Becker of BBC Radio Lancashire.

Former county councillor Alan Whitaker took the seat after deciding to stand once again.

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