Borough of Tamworth

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Borough of Tamworth
Borough and Non-metropolitan district
Tamworth Borough Council
Tamworth Borough Council
Tamworth shown within Staffordshire
Tamworth shown within Staffordshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region West Midlands
Non-metropolitan county Staffordshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Tamworth
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Tamworth Borough Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs Christopher Pincher
Area
 • Total 11.91 sq mi (30.85 km2)
Area rank 308th (of 326)
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Total 77,112
 • Rank 294th (of 326)
 • Density 6,500/sq mi (2,500/km2)
 • Ethnicity 96.5% White British
3.5% Other
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 41UC (ONS)
E07000193 (GSS)
OS grid reference SK207040
Website www.tamworth.gov.uk

Tamworth is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire in England. It is named after Tamworth which is the town in which it covers.

Areas of Tamworth include Amington, Belgrave, Bolehall, Coton Green, Dosthill, Glascote, Stonydelph and Wilnecote. The town of Fazeley despite bordering Tamworth is within the Lichfield District.

The borough is completely unparished.

At the last election in May 2013, the Conservative Party held the borough with 17 councillors and Labour held 12 and there was 1 Independent.[1] The Wp The Mayor Cllr Richard Kingstone is the incumbent Mayor.[2]

Since 2011, Tamworth has formed part of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership along with neighbouring authorities Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, Lichfield, Redditch, Solihull and Wyre Forest.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Election, Tamworth". BBC. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mayor of Tamworth". Tamworth.gov.uk. Retrieved 20-08-14.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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Coordinates: 52°37′59″N 1°41′42″W / 52.633°N 1.695°W / 52.633; -1.695