Council Vision and Priorities

Our Vision: 

West Lancashire together; the place of choice to live, work, visit and invest

Our priorities:

Create a clean and environmentally sustainable borough

  • Build resilience to climate change and reduce our carbon footprint
  • Reduce waste production and increase reuse and recycling
  • Enhance and improve a safe, built environment
  • Preserve the natural environment, biodiversity and landscape

Generate prosperity in our borough

  • Attract investment, support businesses and direct wealth into the local economy and support co-operatives
  • Provide opportunities for regeneration, housing and economic business growth
  • Identify the housing needs of the borough and work with partners to address them
  • Attract high quality job opportunities and support people into employment and training

 Foster inclusive and healthy communities

  • Reduce health and wellbeing inequalities
  • Design services around residents and communities
  • Support our Armed Forces and vulnerable residents
  • Provide safe, quality and affordable homes as a social landlord

 Manage a resilient, financially strong Council

  • Maintain a balanced budget and transparent decision-making
  • Continue to improve our services and deliver value for money
  • Attract, retain and develop an engaged, skilled and motivated workforce including through an Employee Recognition Scheme



Details about how we manage performance can be found on our Performance Management pages.