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West Lancashire District
West Lancashire
Shown within non-metropolitan Lancashire
Geography
Status:District
Region:North West England
Admin. County:Lancashire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 138th
346.79 km²
Admin. HQ:Ormskirk
ONS code:30UP
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
Ranked 199th
109,500
316 / km²
Ethnicity:98.5% White
Politics
Arms of West Lancashire District Council
West Lancashire District Council
http://www.westlancsdc.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative
MPs:David Borrow, Rosie Cooper

West Lancashire is a local government district in Lancashire, England. Its council is based in Ormskirk. The district was formed in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of Ormskirk and Skelmersdale and Holland urban districts along with part of West Lancashire Rural District and part of Wigan Rural District.

Other towns in the district include Skelmersdale, Burscough, Halsall and Banks.

ElectionsEdit

Parish Councils in West LancashireEdit

Simonswood was transferred to the district from Knowsley in 1994.

Twin townsEdit

West Lancashire is twinned with:



Districts of North West England Flag of England

Allerdale | Barrow-in-Furness | Blackburn with Darwen | Blackpool | Bolton | Burnley | Bury | Carlisle | Chester | Chorley | Congleton | Copeland | Crewe and Nantwich | Eden | Ellesmere Port and Neston | Fylde | Halton | Hyndburn | Knowsley | Lancaster | Liverpool | Macclesfield | Manchester | Oldham | Pendle | Preston | Ribble Valley | Rochdale | Rossendale | St Helens | Salford | Sefton | South Lakeland | South Ribble | Stockport | Tameside | Trafford | Vale Royal | Warrington | West Lancashire | Wigan | Wirral | Wyre

Counties with multiple districts: Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside

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