Borough of Havant

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Borough of Havant
Non-metropolitan district
Havant shown within Hampshire
Havant shown within Hampshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region South East England
Non-metropolitan county Hampshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Havant
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Havant Borough Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs George Hollingbery
David Willetts
Area
 • Total 21.4 sq mi (55.3 km2)
Area rank 266th (of 326)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total 120,800
 • Rank 179th (of 326)
 • Density 5,700/sq mi (2,200/km2)
 • Ethnicity 98.5% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 24UH (ONS)
E07000090 (GSS)
OS grid reference SU717062
Website www.havant.gov.uk

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.

Havant Borough Council[edit]

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 2014 election the council is composed of the following councillors:-[1]

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

Wards[edit]

The wards[2] are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Havant". BBC News Online. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Havant Borough Council councillors". www.havant.gov.uk. Retrieved 2007-11-14. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 50°51′03″N 0°58′58″W / 50.85088°N 0.98284°W / 50.85088; -0.98284