Borough of Havant

The Borough of Havant is a local government district and borough in Hampshire, England. Its council is based in Havant. Other places within the Borough include Bedhampton, Cowplain, Emsworth, Hayling Island, Purbrook, Waterlooville and Widley. The Borough covers much of the semi-urban area in the south east of Hampshire, between the city of Portsmouth and the West Sussex border.

Borough of Havant
Havant shown within Hampshire
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionSouth East England
Non-metropolitan countyHampshire
StatusNon-metropolitan district
Admin HQHavant
Incorporated1 April 1974
  TypeNon-metropolitan district council
  BodyHavant Borough Council
  LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Conservative)
  MPsGeorge Hollingbery
Alan Mak
  Total21.4 sq mi (55.3 km2)
Area rank260th (of 317)
 (mid-2018 est.)
  Rank183rd (of 317)
  Density5,900/sq mi (2,300/km2)
98.5% White
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
ONS code24UH (ONS)
E07000090 (GSS)
OS grid referenceSU717062

Havant Borough Council

Elections to the borough council are held in three out of every four years, with one third of the 38 seats on the council being elected at each election. The Conservative party held a majority on the council from 1978 until they lost a majority in 1990. No party had a majority until the 2002 election when the Conservatives regained overall control. Since then the Conservatives have had a majority and as of the 2016 election the council is composed of the following councillors:-[1]

Party Councillors
Conservative Party 31
UK Independence Party 4
Labour Party 2
Liberal Democrats 1


The wards[2] are:


  1. "Havant". BBC News Online. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  2. "Havant Borough Council councillors". Archived from the original on 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2007-11-14.

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