Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

Labour has lost control of the council but no other party has a majority of seats. NOC stands for 'No Overall Control'. Find out more about these results.

Election results for 2019

    Elected in 2019
    Total
    +/-
    10
    32
    -4
    Elected in 2019
    Total
    +/-
    8
    22
    +1
    Elected in 2019
    Total
    +/-
    2
    6
    +1
    Elected in 2019
    Total
    +/-
    2
    3
    +2
    Elected in 2019
    Total
    +/-
    0
    3
    No results

Most Recent

Council left 'vulnerable man at risk'

A council's safeguarding failures left a "vulnerable" man at "significant risk" for 18 months, a report has said.

Town Hall, Brighton Street, Wallasey
Stephen Richards/Geograph

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman found Wirral Council failed "to comply with its own procedures" with regards to the man, who had significant mobility difficulties.

It found care workers cut short visits and failed to administer medicine, increasing his chances of seizures.

Offering apologies, the council said it "accepted the findings of the report".

Election results: Wirral Greens 'made up' with gains from Labour

It was a successful night for the Greens in Wirral who snatched two seats from Labour on a night which saw Labour lose overall control.

Their leader Cllr Pat Cleary said he was "made up", adding: "This is a sea change in fortunes for the Green Party".

Cllr Pat Cleary
BBC

The turnout was 37%, with the Tories also claiming victory on a night that saw them gain a single seat in Pensby and Thingwall.

Labour now has 32 councillors - two short of a majority, the Tories have 22, Liberal Democrats six, the Independents have three, and the Green Party also have three.