West Lancashire is a non-metropolitan district with borough status in Lancashire, England. Its council is based in Ormskirk, and the largest town is Skelmersdale. At the 2011 Census, the population of the borough was 110,685.
Borough of West Lancashire
Arms of West Lancashire Borough Council
Shown within the ceremonial county of Lancashire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||North West England|
|• Type||West Lancashire Borough Council|
|• Leadership:||Leader & Cabinet|
|• MPs:||Rosie Cooper (Lab) (West Lancashire),|
Seema Kennedy (Con) (South Ribble)
|• Total||133.9 sq mi (346.8 km2)|
|• Rank||Ranked 208th|
|• Density||850/sq mi (330/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (British Summer Time)|
|ONS code||30UP (ONS)|
The district was formed in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of Ormskirk and Skelmersdale and Holland urban districts along with part of West Lancashire Rural District and part of the former Wigan Rural District.
Political Composition (2018)-
There is a single parish meeting:
- 3. Bispham
- "Non Metropolitan District Council population 2011". Retrieved 16 January 2016.
- West Lancashire Borough Council, Town Twinning retrieved 21 January 2019