Lib Dems whitewash Southport May 6th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Lib Dems whitewash Southport Southport Lib Dems have whitewashed all seven wards up for grabs in the town. The party, although first fearing the loss of Dukes ward and a fight on their hands in Ainsdale, we’re delighted to find they had won all seven seats available on the night – a devastating blow for the local Tory party. Councillor Tony Dawson held onto his Dukes Ward seat while long time candidate Lynn Thompson finally made it onto the council in Ainsdale. Southport Labour Party made impressive inroads and finished second to the Libs in a number of wards – with conservative candidates trailing by some margin. This is the first time since the local election charter was drawn up in 1858 that any party has won all seven wards in Southport in one night. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!