One third of Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council in Merseyside, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Following boundary changes in 2004, 63 councillors were elected from 31 wards.[1] Further boundary changes in 2016 reduced the council to 45 seats and 15 wards.[2]

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[3]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973–present

Council elections

Relevant Legislation

See also


  1. ^ "About your council". Knowsley Council. Archived from the original on 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2009-11-27.
  2. ^ "Knowsley Boundaries Change for 2016 Local Elections". Prescot Online. Retrieved 2018-04-01.
  3. ^ "Knowsley". BBC News Online. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-27.
  4. ^ "Labour nets Thanet |". Retrieved 2018-04-01.
  5. ^ "Knowsley council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-11-27.