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The Parliamentary seat of West Lancashire covers the entire borough with the excpetion of some of the northern parishes. Since 2005, the seat has been held by Labour's Rosie Cooper whose majority in the 2010 General Election was 4,343 ahead of Tory candidate Adrian Owens.

Hoscar solar farm rejected by West Lancashire planning committee

Resident's campaign group speak of their delight over planning application victory

Hundreds take to the Skelmersdale streets over Glenburn college's possible closure

MP Rosie Cooper joined pupils parents and staff on Saturday's march

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper

West Lancs MP Rosie Cooper calls for Internal Drainage Board to be put in place

Concerns raised over risk of flooding in farming areas

Parents set to March to save Glenburn Sports College in Skelmersdale

Lancashire County Council start consultation process on the closure of Skem's secondary school

Plans for solar farm looks set to be refused by West Lancashire planning bosses

Controversial energy farm proposal on Green Belt land has caused a backlash from residents

MP offers support to Hoscar Solar Farm protest group

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper is against the proposed development

Concern over high death rates at Ormskirk Hospital

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West Lancashire's MP calls for further investigation

West Lancashire to join Liverpool Combined Authority

Cllrs say it will boost relationship with Merseyside and improve job prospects

Tributes to a kind, fun and generous man.

Minutes silence held for Cllr Barry Nolan who passed away last week

"A Masterplan of broken promises" - says council leader

Cllr David Westley slams Lancashire County Council's Highways and Transport Masterplan

Shock over consultation of Glenburn School closure

Parents 'disgusted' by proposals

Anger over the postponement of Tarleton's new link road

South Ribble MP hits out at Lancashire County Council

Conservatives announce their MP candidate for 2015

Cllr Paul Greenall was chosen at a meeting on Saturday morning

Burscough Curves project will still move forward despite government rail scheme ban

Burscough Curves put back on Transport Masterplan

But both West Lancashire Council and Sefton's Lib Dems call for a more detailed study

Ormskirk Bypass plans shelved

West Lancashire's MP has hit out at the County Council's plan to drop the £56m scheme to relieve traffic

Ormskirk man has to choose between wife or medical treatment

David Sheekey has been forced to fly back from Uganda for medication

Light at the end of the tunnel for Skelmersdale railway hopes

Lancashire County Council's Transport Masterplan sets out it's vision for Skelmersdale to become a regional hub

West Lancs Council group on Skelmersdale Vision put on hold?

Group set up to look at why town centre plans have not happened could be shelved for another month

Skelmersdale councillor vows to save Southport Hospital's breast care services

550 people have already signed the petition set up by Cllr Liz Savage