Old Swan West
Old Swan West ward within Liverpool
Population4,165 (2023 electorate)
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
UK Parliament
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Old Swan West ward is an electoral district of Liverpool City Council within the Liverpool Wavertree constituency.


2023 ward

The ward was created for the elections held on 4 May 2023 following a 2022 review by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England, which decided that the previous 30 wards each represented by three Councillors should be replaced by 64 wards represented by 85 councillors with varying representation by one, two or three councillors per ward. The Old Swan West ward was created as a single-member ward from the western part of the former Old Swan ward and a portion of the former Kensington & Fairfield ward covering Liverpool Innovation Park.[1] The ward boundaries follow the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, Innovation Boulevard, behind the Littlewoods Pools building, Edge Lane, the Canada Dock Branch railway line, behind Brelade Road, Menstone Road, Portlet Road and Stoneville Road, Derby Lane, Edge Lane Drive, and Mill Lane. The ward covers part of the Old Swan district of Liverpool.[1]


Election Councillor
2023 William Shorthall (Lab)

  indicates seat up for re-election after boundary changes.

  indicates seat up for re-election.

  indicates change in affiliation.

  indicates seat up for re-election after casual vacancy.

Election results

Elections of the 2020s

4th May 2023[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Shorthall[Note 1] 679 67.03
Liverpool Community Independents Craig Thomas Pearson 122 12.04
Liberal Democrats Tony Chalkey 89 8.79
Green Joyce Alexandra 79 7.80
Independent David Edward Pinnington 44 4.34
Majority 557 54.99
Turnout 1,013 24.32
Rejected ballots 4 0.39
Total ballots 1,017 24.42
Registered electors 4,165
Labour win (new seat)


  1. ^ William Shorthall was a re-standing councillor for the former Old Swan ward.


  1. ^ a b "New electoral arrangements for Liverpool City Council Final Recommendations" (PDF). Local Government Boundary Commission for England. 9 May 2023.
  2. ^ "Election Results for Old Swan West, 4 May 2023". Liverpool City Council. 4 May 2023. Retrieved 14 June 2023.