Metropolitan Borough of St Helens

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Borough of St Helens
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St Helens

Geography
Status:Metropolitan borough
Region:North West England
Ceremonial County:Merseyside
Area:
- Total
Ranked 221st
136.38 km²
Admin. HQ:St Helens
ONS code:00BZ
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 84th
176,730
1,296 / km²
Ethnicity:98.8% White
Politics
St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council
http://www.sthelens.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Labour
MPs:David Watts, Shaun Woodward

St Helens is a metropolitan borough on Merseyside, North West England. It is named for its main town, St Helens. Other settlements in the borough include Newton-le-Willows, Haydock, Rainhill ,Eccleston and Rainford.

The borough was formed on April 1, 1974 as a merger of the former county borough of St Helens, along with the urban districts of Haydock, Newton-le-Willows and Rainford, and parts of Billinge-and-Winstanley and Ashton-in-Makerfield urban districts, along with part of Whiston Rural District.

Parliamentary constituencies

See also: List of Parliamentary constituencies on Merseyside

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