- Middlesbrough (borough)
Infobox UK district
name = Borough of Middlesbrough
status = Unitary, Borough
North East England
area = Ranked 296th
onscode = 00EC
population = Ranked English district rank|ONS=00EC
English district population|ONS=00EC
English district density|ONS=00EC / km²
ethnicity = 93.7% White
1.1% Mixed Race
politics = Middlesbrough Council
leadership = Mayor & Cabinet
executive = English district control|ONS=00EC
Ashok Kumar (L)
year = 2005
Middlesbrough is a
unitary authorityand borough in North Yorkshire, England. It is based on the town of Middlesbrough, which is sometimes considered to spread outside the borough boundaries into the neighbouring borough of Redcar and Cleveland; the borough extends southwards to a semi-rural area. Whilst part of North Yorkshire for ceremonial purposes it is part of North East Englandfor regional government purposes.
It had a resident population in 2001 of 134,855. A 2006 mid-year estimate suggests the Borough to have a population of 138,400 [ [http://www.statistics.gov.uk/statbase/ssdataset.asp?vlnk=9664&More=Ydistricts2006| Selected age groups for local authorities in United Kingdom: mid-2006 population estimates] ] and the urban area to have 147,823 and rising. The district was formed on
1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, from part of the former county borough of Teesside, along with the parish of Nunthorpefrom the Stokesley Rural District. It was a district of the new county of Cleveland from 1 April 1974, until 1996, when Cleveland was abolished under the Banham Review, and Middlesbrough became a unitary authority
The borough borders Stockton-on-Tees to the west,
Redcar and Clevelandto the east and the Hambletondistrict of North Yorkshire to the south.
Unlike most English districts, its council is led by a directly-elected mayor, currently
Ray Mallon. Mr. Mallon was previously a senior officer in Cleveland Police, and was noted for a zero-toleranceapproach to crime, adopted from the New Yorksystem, during his time as head of Middlesbrough's CID.
Below is the political composition of the council as of 2008.
The borough has 23 council wards. Middlesbrough is mostly unparished, with
Nunthorpeand Stainton and Thorntonbeing the only parishes. Areas within the borough, other than central Middlesbrough, are
This is a chart of trend of regional gross value added of South Teesside at current basic prices. [http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_economy/RegionalGVA.pdf published] (pp.240-253) by "Office for National Statistics" with figures in millions of British Pounds Sterling.
fnb|1 includes hunting and forestry
fnb|2 includes energy and construction
fnb|3 includes financial intermediation services indirectly measured
fnb|4 Components may not sum to totals due to rounding
The original coat of arms of the Borough was devised in the nineteenth century by William Hylton Dyer Longstaffe [ [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/NRY/Middlesbrough/Middlesbrough90.html| GENUKI: Middlesbrough Parish information from Bulmers' 1890] ] , and regranted in 1976 with slight modifications after the dissolution of Cleveland County. The images, from the collection of the [http://www.theheraldrysociety.com/ Heraldry Society] ,will be found on Robert Young's [http://www.civicheraldry.co.uk/ Civic Heraldry website] .
* [http://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/ Middlesbrough Borough Council Website]
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