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.
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.
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 a changing room refurbishment at Park Pool; new roof at Nye Bevan Pool; massive improvements at Coronation Park and for a new children’s play area in Westhead.