Map showing the results of the 2021 West Lancashire Borough Council election
Map showing the results of the 2021 West Lancashire Borough Council election

The 2021 West Lancashire Borough Council election took place on 6 May 2021 to elect members of West Lancashire Borough Council in Lancashire, England.[1]

This election was postponed from May 2020 due to the Covid Pandemic.

Results summary

2021 West Lancashire Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 9 Decrease 3 47.4 17 26 48.1 10,383 42.9 +4.1
  Conservative 7 Increase 1 36.8 13 20 37.0 8,387 35.1 +2.0
  OWL 2 Increase 1 10.5 5 7 13.0 2,154 8.9 -7.7
  Independent 1 Increase 1 5.3 0 1 1.9 1,321 5.5 +5.2
  Skelmersdale Independents 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 921 3.8 New
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 745 3.1 New
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 173 0.7 -2.9
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 25 0.1 New

Ward results

Ashurst

Ashurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent James Upton 1,162 60.4 N/A
Labour Margaret Blake 608 31.6 -40.7
Conservative Rachel Bland 98 5.1 -6.9
Liberal Democrats Peter Chandler 56 2.9 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Aughton and Downholland

Aughton and Downholland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Turpin 839 46.2 -11.9
Labour Paul Hennessy 601 33.1 -8.8
OWL David Gallagher 215 11.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats David Thomas 137 7.5 N/A
Reform UK Nigel Wilson 25 1.4 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Birch Green

Birch Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Gregson 509 66.7 -22.2
Skelmersdale Independents Mark Jones 170 22.3 N/A
Conservative Susan Janvier 84 11.0 -0.1
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Burscough East

Burscough East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op David Evans 681 48.5 -9.9
Conservative Julie Baxter 623 44.3 +2.7
Liberal Democrats Neil Pollington 101 7.2 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Burscough West

Burscough West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
OWL George Clandon 649 43.0 N/A
Labour Andrew Pritchard 507 33.6 -29.1
Conservative Leon Graham 327 21.7 -15.6
Liberal Democrats Ruxandra-Mihaela Trandafoiu 27 1.8 N/A
Majority
Turnout
OWL gain from Labour Swing

Derby

Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
OWL Adrian Owens 840 48.1 +6.3
Labour Kevin Wright 617 35.4 -1.4
Conservative Lynne Gray 247 14.2 -3.4
Liberal Democrats Callum Clark 41 2.3 N/A
Majority
Turnout
OWL hold Swing

Digmoor

Digmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kevin Wilkie 635 67.3 -25.3
Skelmersdale Independents Irene Hughes 219 23.2 N/A
Conservative Susan Brake 89 9.4 +2.0
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Halsall

Halsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Denise Hirrell 322 52.4 +12.3
Labour David Heywood 149 24.3 -19.2
Independent Neil Campbell 124 20.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Nick Rekers 19 3.1 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Hesketh-with-Becconsall

Hesketh-with-Becconsall (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joan Witter 706 64.7 +1.3
Conservative Ian Eccles 589 54.0 -9.4
Labour Jane Catterall 232 21.3 -15.3
Labour Nicholas Kemp 230 21.1 -15.5
Liberal Democrats Karen Taylor 103 9.4 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Knowsley

Knowsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adam Yates 881 44.1 -7.4
OWL Neil Pye 640 32.0 +23.6
Conservative Ruth Melling 404 20.2 -15.8
Liberal Democrats Stephen Hunter 74 3.7 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Moorside

Moorside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terence Aldridge 448 62.2 -29.0
Skelmersdale Independents Aaron Body 157 21.8 N/A
Conservative Alexander Holcroft 80 11.1 +2.3
Independent John Carroll 35 4.9 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Rufford

Rufford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Gordon 597 72.7 +1.2
Labour Jude Abbott 224 27.3 -1.2
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Scott

Scott
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anne Fennell 737 42.8 -0.2
OWL Blair Piggin 650 37.8 +2.1
Conservative George Pratt 288 16.7 0.0
Liberal Democrats Dermot O'Hara 46 2.7 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Skelmersdale North

Skelmersdale North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neil Furey 703 72.8 -16.9
Skelmersdale Independents Trina Dunn 135 14.0 N/A
Conservative Julie Peel 127 13.2 +2.9
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Skelmersdale South

Skelmersdale South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Donna West 828 64.1 -17.2
Skelmersdale Independents Leonie Goldson 240 18.6 N/A
Conservative Carolyn Evans 224 17.3 +7.1
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Tarleton

Tarleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Darren Daniels 1,385 72.4 +5.0
Labour Damien Owen 386 20.2 -12.4
Liberal Democrats Tina Stringfellow 141 7.4 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Up Holland

Up Holland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gaynar Owen 982 59.2 -8.6
Conservative George Rear 678 40.8 +8.6
Majority 304 18.4
Turnout 1,660
Labour hold Swing

Wrightington

Wrightington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Katie Juckles 780 56.7 +3.2
Labour Catherine West-McGrath 422 30.7 -3.9
Green John Puddifer 173 12.6 +0.7
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

By-elections

North Meols

North Meols: 4 November 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Howard 634 64.9 +15.6
Labour Elizabeth Savage 343 35.1 -3.0
Majority 291 29.8
Turnout 980 27.1
Conservative hold Swing Increase9.3

References

  1. ^ "Official election and referendum notices". West Lancashire Borough Council. Retrieved 20 April 2021.