Your Councillors by Ward

We currently have 54 Borough Councillors serving the 25 wards of the borough. Councillors are elected by a simple majority and serve for four years. However following a Boundary Review there will be all out elections in May 2023

The Council has 25 Labour seats, 20 Conservative seats, 7 'Our West Lancashire' seats and 2 Independent Members. Information about borough councillors is available below.

Becoming a councillor

Complaining about a councillor

Councillors' code of conduct

Councillors' allowances

To find your councillor and further information including their contact details, political group and the committees on which they sit please use the links below:


 Aughton & Downholland

 Aughton Park


 Birch Green

 Burscough East

 Burscough West




 Hesketh-with-Becconsall Ward


  • Councillor Gareth Dowling


    Labour and Co-operative Party

    Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Communities and Community Safety. Dementia Champion and Food Security Champion

  • Councillor Kate Mitchell


    Our West Lancashire

    Deputy Mayor of West Lancashire

  • Councillor Adam Yates


    Labour Party

    Portfolio Holder for Finance and Economic Regeneration



 North Meols





 Skelmersdale North

 Skelmersdale South



 Up Holland