Knowsley

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 63 Seats +/- 0

Council background

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

Latest updates Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

31.10.2016

16:43

Grammar schools 'could help' worst area

Introducing grammar schools could help turn around England's worst performing local education authority, a report concludes.

30.06.2016

15:44

Closure ends borough's A-level provision

A Merseyside borough will no longer have A-level provision after the government approves the closure of its only sixth form centre offering the qualification.

09.06.2016

15:59

Pledge to protect under-threat A-levels

Education chiefs say they are determined to provide A-levels despite the planned closure of the only sixth form in Knowsley offering them.

21.04.2016

22:16

Shakespeare North theatre plans approved

A new Shakespearian theatre is set to be built in Knowsley at a cost of £26m after planning permission is granted.

20.04.2016

14:41

Final decision on 'no A-level borough'

Governors in a Knowsley academy are to make a final decision on whether to close a sixth form which would mean an entire borough would have no schools with A-level places.

10.03.2016

14:58

Council's £6m for Shakespeare North

Plans to create a £19m Shakespearean theatre and education hub in Merseyside are set to receive a £6m boost from Knowsley Council.

20.11.2015

10:29

Councils formally back devolution plan

Liverpool City Region's six councils unanimously approve a devolution plan to transfer powers from Whitehall.

09.11.2015

19:12

Councils 'agree' Mersey devolution

Merseyside's five councils and Halton 'agree in principle' to a deal which will see more powers for the Liverpool City Region devolved from Whitehall.

26.08.2015

12:38

Councils to bid for devolution deal

Council leaders agree to put forward a bid for a devolution deal for the Liverpool City Region that could pave the way for an elected mayor.

31.07.2015

10:02

Council to spend all cash reserves

Councillors in Knowsley agree plans to use all of the authority's reserves to help fund services and future investment in the borough.
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