St Helens

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 43 Seats +/- +3
Conservative Seats 3 Seats +/- 0
Liberal Democrat Seats 2 Seats +/- -3

Council background

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

Latest updates St. Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

09.12.2016

16:55

Liverpool City Region Mayor powers agreed

Powers to be given to Liverpool City Region's Metro Mayor next year are agreed by the area's six councils.

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.

08.05.2015

19:42

Labour controls Merseyside councils

Labour retains control of councils across Merseyside as local election results mirror those of the general election polls in the area.

05.03.2015

16:15

Council tax rises of 2% announced

Council tax will rise by 2% in St Helens and Halton but will be frozen in Knowsley.

09.11.2014

12:04

Living posthumous VC winner honoured

A World War One soldier thought to be the only person ever to receive a posthumous Victoria Cross while alive is to have a road named in his honour.

29.07.2014

13:38

Foster carers appeal

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St. Helens Council tweets: Could you offer a home to siblings? #SHelens is looking for #foster carers for brothers & sisters - www.sthelens.gov.uk/fostering

12:23

A weekend's worth of litter

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A weekend's worth of litter collected from the streets has been put on display by St. Helens Council.

Image copyright Roy Quinn

The pile of litter was almost almost 8ft (2.4m) high - the council says it cost £1,759,713 to clean up litter off its streets last year.

A new team of environmental wardens will be on patrol from August to ensure anyone who drops litter is made to pay for the mess they make, a spokesman says.

23.05.2014

15:59

St Helens election news

James Mountford
BBC Radio Merseyside
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Labour may have taken 14 of the 16 seats available in St Helens today, but Ukip came second in 10 of the seats.

Also, Marie Rimmer confirms to me that she will not keep her West Park council seat in St Helens should she win her bid to become the MP for St Helens South and Whiston.

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