Cannock Chase District
|Cannock Chase District|
Cannock Chase shown within Staffordshire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Incorporated||1 April 1974|
|• Type||Non-metropolitan district council|
|• Body||Cannock Chase Council|
|• Leadership||Leader & Cabinet (Labour)|
|• MPs||Aidan Burley|
|• Total||30.5 sq mi (78.9 km2)|
|Area rank||244th (of 326)|
|Population (2011 est.)|
|• Rank||237th (of 326)|
|• Density||3,200/sq mi (1,200/km2)|
|• Ethnicity||97.3% White
|Time zone||GMT (UTC0)|
|• Summer (DST)||BST (UTC+1)|
|ONS code||41UB (ONS)
|OS grid reference||SK0200614806|
- Brereton and Ravenhill
- Brindley Heath
- Cannock Wood
- Heath Hayes and Wimblebury
- Norton Canes
Cannock, which covers around 30% of the population, includes the parish of Bridgtown but the rest of Cannock is unparished.
Until the 2010 general election the parliamentary constituency of Cannock Chase consisted of Cannock Chase district plus the adjacent village of Huntington. From 2010 onwards the constituency has exactly the same boundaries as the district.
Since 2011, Cannock Chase has formed part of both the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (along with neighbouring authorities Birmingham, Bromsgrove, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Redditch, Solihull, Tamworth and Wyre Forest), and Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership.
Currently the Labour Party control the council.
|2013 (4 July)||4||24||12||0||1|
|2012 (3 May)||5||24||12||0||0|
|2011 (5 May)||11||17||13||0||0|
|2010 (26 August)||17||14||10||0||0|
|2010 (6 May)||17||13||11||0||0|
|2010 (22 February)||19||14||7||0||1|
|2010 (26 January)||17||14||9||0||1|
|2010 (22 January)||18||14||9||0||0|
|2010 (18 January)||17||14||10||0||0|
- following the defection of Danny Davies of the Etching Hill and the Heath ward from the Liberal Democrats to Independent
- following the defection of Linda Whitehouse of the Rawnsley ward from the Conservatives to UKIP
- following the defection of Anne and John Bernard of the Hawks Green ward from the Conservatives to UKIP
- following the defection of Michael Grocott of the Western Springs ward from the Liberal Democrats to Independent
- district council election: one third of council to be elected. L/D -4 Lab +7 Con -1 Liberal -2
- following the defection of Diane Bennett of the Cannock West ward and Tony Williams of the Hagley ward from the Liberal Democrats to the Liberal Party
- district council elections: one third of council to be elected. L/D -6 Lab +3 Con +3.
- following the death of Conservative councillor John Jillings in the Heath Hayes and Wimblebury ward and subsequent by election win for Labour's Dianne Todd
- district council elections: one third of council to be elected. L/D -2 Lab -1 Con +3 Ind -1 (Independent Lisa Pearce stood as Conservative but lost her seat).
- following the defection of Michael Freeman of the Cannock West ward and Wendy Yates of the Hednesford Green Heath ward from the Conservatives to Liberal Democrats.
- following the defection of Lisa Pearce of the Hednesford Green Heath ward from the Liberal Democrats to Independent.
- following the defection of Mark Green of the Cannock South ward from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats.
- following the defection of Diane Bennet of the Cannock West ward and Keith Bennet of the Hawks Green ward from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats.
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