West Lancashire

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West Lancashire District
West Lancashire
Shown within 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 (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 194th
108,994
314 / km²
Ethnicity:98.5% White
Politics
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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.

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

In plans proposed by the Boundary Committee for reorganisation of local government into unitary authorities in Lancashire if North West England votes to have an elected regional assembly; the district would possibly be split into two, with the western part going with Sefton and the eastern part going to Wigan.

In the original plan this controversially included splitting the town of Ormskirk itself. These have since been changed by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, and Ormskirk is entirely included in the proposed Sefton and West Lancashire authority.


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