Wirral

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 38 Seats +/- 0
Conservative Seats 21 Seats +/- 0
Liberal Democrat Seats 6 Seats +/- -1
Green Party Seats 1 Seats +/- +1

Council background

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

Latest updates Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

18.12.2014

06:16

How are cuts affecting Merseyside?

How have local government cuts affected your area?

08.09.2014

17:05

Plan to pull school crossing patrols

Wirral Council is proposing to remove some school crossing patrols and to reduce library opening hours as part of £45m of savings.

12.06.2014

18:34

Wirral Council set to axe 500 posts

Wirral Council announces about 500 posts will be axed as part of plans to save £57m due to government funding cuts.

01.06.2014

16:33

Submarine disaster crew remembered

A memorial honouring 99 people who died when a submarine sank 75 years ago is unveiled in Merseyside.

23.05.2014

13:55

Local elections headlines

Claire Hamilton
Political reporter, BBC Radio Merseyside
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  • In Wirral, Labour gain two and lose one. The Conservatives lose one, Independents lose one, Greens gain one, Liberal Democrats hold two.
  • In Sefton, Liberal Democrats held on by just 28 votes in Ainsdale.
  • In Halton, also Liberal Democrats held on by just 28 votes in Heath ward.
  • In Knowsley, local group 1st for Kirkby lost by just 100 votes to Labour in Park ward.
12:15

Lib Dems hold Oxton

Marc Gaier
BBC Radio Merseyside
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The Liberal Democrats hold Oxton in Wirral Council after a re-count caused by the wrong bundle of votes being allocated to the wrong candidates.

11:52

Labour gains

BBC Radio Merseyside
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Two gains for Labour from the Conservatives on Wirral Council in Leasowe and Moreton East and in Moreton West and Saughall Massie.

11:36

Recount for Oxton

Marc Gaier
BBC Radio Merseyside
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There's a recount for Oxton, a seat currently held by the Liberal Democrats.

11:24

Green win in Wirral

Marc Gaier
BBC Radio Merseyside
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I'm at the count at Wirral Tennis Centre, where economist Pat Cleary has become the borough's first Green councillor - beating incumbent Labour cabinet member Brian Kenny by 237 votes in Birkenhead and Tranmere.

Pat Cleary wins
11:10

Greens win in Wirral

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The Greens have won their first ever seat in Wirral taking Birkenhead and Tranmere from Labour, reports BBC Radio Merseyside.

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