Dukes Ward councillor Tony Dawson has become the second Dukes representative without a party after he was temporarily suspended by the Lib Dems

Cllr Dawson has been listed as an independent on the Sefton Council website after the local Lib Dem party suspended him for not supporting candidate Sue McGuire in the recent general election.

He has been suspended pending a hearing for ‘bringing the party into disrepute’ a source close to OTS understands but he has not stood down of his own volition.