Easington (district)


Easington (district)

Infobox UK district
name = Easington District


status = District
region = North East England
admincounty = County Durham
area = Ranked 212th
144.56 km²
adminhq = Easington
onscode = 20UF
population = Ranked English district rank|ONS=20UF
English district population|ONS=20UF
English district density|ONS=20UF / km²
ethnicity = 99.2% White
politics =
Easington District Council
http://www.placetobe.co.uk/
leadership = Leader & Cabinet
executive = English district control|ONS=20UF
mp = nowrap|Phil Wilson
nowrap|John Cummings
year = 2005

Easington is a local government district and in eastern County Durham, England. It contains the settlements of Easington, Seaham, Peterlee, Murton, Horden, Blackhall, Wingate and Castle Eden.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of Seaham urban district with most of Easington Rural District.

It has the lowest percentage of foreign-born residents in England at 1.2% (2001 census) [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/7281107.stm| 'The whitest place in England'] "BBC News Magazine". Accessed 06 March 2008] .

The district will be abolished as part of the 2009 structural changes to local government in England.

Electorial divisions

*"Blackhalls" Blackhalls ward; Nesbitt parish; Sheraton with Hulam parish; Hutton Henry and Station Town parish wards of Hutton Henry parish; Hesleden parish ward of Monk Hesleden parish
*"Dawdon" Dawdon ward; Seaham Harbour South parish ward of Seaham parish
*"Deneside" Deneside ward; Westlea parish ward of Seaham parish
*"Easington" Easington Colliery ward; Easington Village parish; Hawthorn parish
*"Horden" Horden North ward; Horden South ward
*"Murton" Murton East ward; Murton West ward
*"Peterlee East" Dene House ward; Eden Hill ward
*"Peterlee West" Acre Rigg ward; Howletch ward
*"Seaham" Seaton with Slingley parish; Seaham Harbour North and Seaham North parish wards of Seaham parish
*"Shotton" Haswell and Shotton ward; South Hetton parish
*"Thornley" Thornley and Wheatley Hill ward; Trimdon Foundry parish
*"Wingate" Passfield ward; Castle Eden parish; Wingate parish

References


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