Welcome to West Lancashire Conservatives

Welcome to the website of West Lancashire Conservatives. The Association has an office based in Ormskirk and branches covering many parts of the West Lancashire constituency.

The website helps to keep you up to date with our latest news and details of our social events. You can also apply for membership or a postal vote or send us a message via pages on this site. So please take a little time to explore.

Featured Story

Residents and organisations in West Lancashire are being invited to give their views on the Borough Council’s proposals for savings, efficiencies and increases in income totalling more than £750,000 in the General Revenue Budget.

Service users and residents, along with local organisations and businesses, can give their views through your views. Comments can also be submitted by letter and email.

The closing date is 4 September and the Council will make final decisions in October for implementation in 2017/18.

The main proposals are:
•Introducing an annual charge of £30 to collect garden waste
•Ceasing garden waste collections during the winter
•Modest reductions in the number of CCTV cameras in areas with lower crime rates and in live monitoring in off peak periods
•A review of street cleaning work
•A new approach to public toilets provision

Cllr Chris Wynn, portfolio holder for finance, said: “It is important that people take the opportunity to give their views on these proposals so the Council can take them into account before final decisions are made. Earlier this year we carried out a survey to gather views on spending priorities and satisfaction with services, and these proposals have been informed by those results.”

The Council is seeking views from individuals and organisations and is working with West Lancashire CVS to contact local voluntary and community groups, businesses, and other organisations to invite them to take part. However, it is stressed that the consultation is open to all. Any organisation can complete the survey and all residents can take part. Paper copies of the surveys can be provided if requested.

Council tenants are also being consulted on over £6 million savings between 2017/18 and 2019/20. (See press release 2016/130)

Further information

For 2017/18, the Council needs to save around £1.44 million from the general revenue budget. Measures totalling around £570,000 that will not impact on residents have already been identified, including increased income from fees; renegotiating of a transport contract; ceasing provision of broadband to councillors’ homes; and ensuring that we get all the income due from council tax and business rates.

Local News

National News

Our Economy Has Grown - We are delivering an economy that works for everyone

Our economy has grown 2.2% in the last year. Conservatives are delivering an economy that works for everyone.

Helping people get on in life

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that more people are in work than ever before and wages are still rising – good news for Britain’s families. The number of people in work…

We will make Britain a country that works not for a privileged few but for every one of us

I have just been to Buckingham Palace, where Her Majesty the Queen has asked me to form a new Government. And I accepted. In David Cameron, I follow in the footsteps of a great, modern Prime…

Our Map

This map shows the extent of the geographical area that we serve. This is the area of the United Kingdom that we represent on behalf of the Conservative Party.

Clicking on the arrow below reveals a map of events and news articles near you, that will grow over time. Individual events and news articles are represented by pins of different colours and you will be able to click on them to find out more information.

Find us on Twitter


We need to build a strong voice for local Conservatives and we can only do that with your help.

Any donation will make a difference.

Join or Renew

By joining the Conservative Party, you're doing your bit to help change Britain.

Your support is vital to our campaign to build a better future.

Get email updates

Stay informed on the latest news.

West Lancs Conservative Future

Coming soon

Forum for the Future

Thursday, 22nd Sep 2016
Meal with glass of wine £10. Briars Hall, Briars Lane, Lathom, Ormskirk Lancs L4...