Wirral Council has 66 Councillors in 22 electoral wards. Each ward is represented by three Councillors. One Councillor in each ward stands for election in three out of every four years.

Each Councillor is elected for a term of four years, except in May 2021, when Councillors were elected for a three year term. This is because elections were held over from 2020.

The next local elections are due on Thursday 5 May 2022.

Local election results

A local by-election took place in the Liscard ward on Thursday 22 July. 

View the Liscard by-election results

Results of previous local elections

Results of local elections since May 2016

Results of local elections before May 2016

Current makeup of Wirral council

View the political makeup of the council