- West Lancashire
Infobox UK District
name = West Lancashire District
status = District
North West England
area = Ranked 138th
onscode = 30UP
population = Ranked English district rank|ONS=30UP
English district population|ONS=30UP
English district density|ONS=30UP / km²
ethnicity = 98.5% White
West Lancashire District Council
leadership = Leader & Cabinet
executive = English district control|ONS=30UP
David Borrow, Rosie Cooper
year = 2005
West Lancashire is a local government district of
Lancashire, England. Its council is based in Ormskirk. The district was formed in 1974under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of Ormskirk and Skelmersdale and Holland urban districts along with part of West Lancashire Rural Districtand part of Wigan Rural District.
Other towns in the district include
Skelmersdale, Burscough, Halsalland Banks.
The district council as of 2008 is governed by the Conservative party who are the largest party with 35 councilors and a majority of 16. The Labour party the second largest party represented with 18 councilors and 1 independent councilor are currently in opposition.
West Lancashire local elections
Parish Councils in West Lancashire
Additionally, there is a single Parish Meeting, Bispham.
Ormskirk(including the village of Westhead) and Skelmersdaleare unparished areas.
West Lancashire is twinned with:
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