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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.

Skelmersdale North by-election result: Landslide victory for Labour

Jenny Patterson is now the elected representative to West Lancashire Borough Council

Whitemoss landfill expansion plans consultation extended

More than 500 protesters marched to oppose development, which could see hazardous waste disposal site expanded to four times its present size

West Lancashire MP fights for Glenburn Sports College in Westminster debate

MP Rosie Cooper calls for a "pause" in the consultation process of the secondary school's closure

Rosie Cooper takes Glenburn College fight to Westminster

West Lancashire Mp will host a parliamentary debate on the issue today

Job Centre logo. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Image

Skelmersdale Jobcentre to go digital

Jobcentre to undergo digital revolution

MP Rosie Cooper asks for funding for Skelmersdale rail station

West Lancashire MP raised the issue at Prime Minister's Questions

Glenburn Sports College parents meet with county councillor over closure consultation

MP Rosie Cooper previously branded CC Matthew Tomlinson a 'coward' for not meeting with parents

Skelmersdale's by-election showdown between Labour and the Conservatives

Two candidates will go head to head on Thursday, December 11

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