Sutton Vesey (ward)

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Sutton Vesey
Sutton Vesey is located in West Midlands county
Sutton Vesey
Sutton Vesey
 Sutton Vesey shown within the West Midlands
Population 22,581 (2001 Population Census)
   – density  35.2 per ha
OS grid reference SP118941
Metropolitan borough Birmingham
Metropolitan county West Midlands
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SUTTON COLDFIELD
Postcode district B72, B73, B23
Dialling code 0121
Police West Midlands
Fire West Midlands
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Sutton Coldfield
List of places
UK
England
West Midlands

Coordinates: 52°32′36″N 1°50′22″W / 52.5433°N 1.8394°W / 52.5433; -1.8394

Sutton Vesey is one of the 40 electoral wards in Birmingham, England.[1]

Sutton Vesey is one of the four wards that make up the Parliamentary Constituency and council constituency of Sutton Coldfield. The ward lies to the south of Sutton Coldfield town centre and Sutton Park and includes the neighbourhoods of Boldmere, Banners Gate and parts of New Oscott and Wylde Green. It covers an area of 6.41 square kilometres.

The area is served by Boldmere Library.

Population[edit]

According to the 2001 Population Census there were 22,879 people living in 9,391 households in Sutton Vesey. 6.5% (1,483) of the ward's population consists of ethnic minorities compared with 29.6% for Birmingham in general.

Politics[edit]

The three councillors presently representing Sutton Vesey on Birmingham City Council are Rob Pocock (Local Campaigner and Labour Party), Lyn Collin (Conservative) and Alan Rudge (Conservative).

Sutton Vesey has adopted a Ward Support Officer. Further details of advice bureaux and the councillors can be found on the Sutton Vesey page of the council website.

Etymology[edit]

It is named after John Vesey, Bishop of Exeter who opened up Sutton Park and founded Bishop Vesey's Grammar School in Sutton Coldfield.

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