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Official election and referendum notices

Official election notices - such as Notice of Election (informs people that elections are scheduled or that there is a vacancy);  Statement of Persons Nominated (details candidates who have been nominated to stand for election);  Notice of Election Agents (acting for the candidates who have been nominated); Notice of Poll (details of the Polling Stations) and Declaration of Results - will be published here when available. 

Borough by-election Tanhouse ward 11 October 2018

Borough by-election Knowsley ward 26 July 2018

Borough by-election Hesketh-with-Becconsall ward 19 July 2018

Borough and Parish Elections 3 May 2018


  Parish elections 3 May 2018

All the parish elections were uncontested which means that all the validly nominated candidates are elected without contest.

To view the uncontested notices:


To view the Notice of Election for the Borough Election

To view the Notice of Election for the Parish Election

The Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011 

The Council is required, by the Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011, to publish the minimum number of signatures which would be needed to support a valid petition requiring the Council to hold a referendum on whether or not the Council should change to a different form of governance.

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Elections Office

Elections enquiry form


Tel: 01695 585014 or 585018

Elections office
West Lancashire Borough Council
52 Derby Street
West Lancashire
L39 2DF