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On May 6th, Vote Adrian Owens, Our West Lancashire

Adrian Owens is an experienced local councillor in West Lancashire. He is a councillor in Derby Ward covering part of Ormskirk and Westhead village and was Deputy Leader of West Lancashire Borough Council between 2008 and 2014. He is a member of the group of Independents, Our West Lancashire.

As the council's Regeneration portfolio holder he helped secure investment in Skelmersdale, Ormskirk and Burscough's centres. While Finance Portfolio Holder he reduced the real level of council tax and expanded services, while in housing he approved major investments to 1 in 4 council house properties and spearheaded the major estate revival at Firbeck while giving extra priority for council housing to people who work and volunteer.

Find out more about Adrian here. Adrian has long advocated a clear, transparent approach to expenses. He publishes his expenses on this website - see here for further details. He has donated a proportion of his councillor allowance to charity since 2004.

Adrian continues to campaign hard on a number of issues. For Adrian's latest news see the sidebar to the right or visit the news section or the Our West Lancashire website. He also occasonally blogs when the urge takes him and his latest posts can be read via the panel to the right.

Adrian spearheaded the successful public opposition to Labour’s hugely unpopular Local Plan proposals to build 16,000 houses—mostly in our Green Belt—including between Altys Lane and St Helens Road (pictured here). After 4 public meetings organised by Adrian and following a record number of objections from the public the proposals were dropped.

He was responsible for initiating the Freedom of the Borough for the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment. He promotes Ormskirk as a market town and West Lancashire as a great place to live. He is a strong supporter of the Motorfest and as finance portfolio holder provided funds for massive improvements at Coronation Park and for a new children's play area in Westhead. He led the campign in 2015, to prevent the Labour council from planning a closure of Park Pool in Ormskirk.

On May 6th, Vote Adrian Owens, Our West Lancashire

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