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|West Lancashire District|
Shown within non-metropolitan Lancashire
|Region:||North West England|
- Total (2005 est.)
316 / km²
|Arms of West Lancashire District Council|
West Lancashire District Council
|Leadership:||Leader & Cabinet|
|MPs:||David Borrow, Rosie Cooper|
West Lancashire is a local government district in Lancashire, England. Its council is based in Ormskirk. 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 Wigan Rural District.
Other towns in the district include Skelmersdale, Burscough, Halsall and Banks.
- West Lancashire local elections
Parish Councils in West Lancashire
- Great Altcar
- North Meols
- Up Holland
Simonswood was transferred to the district from Knowsley in 1994.
West Lancashire is twinned with:
- Cergy-Pontoise, France
- Erkrath, Germany
|Districts of North West England||Flag of England|
Allerdale | Barrow-in-Furness | Blackburn with Darwen | Blackpool | Bolton | Burnley | Bury | Carlisle | Chester | Chorley | Congleton | Copeland | Crewe and Nantwich | Eden | Ellesmere Port and Neston | Fylde | Halton | Hyndburn | Knowsley | Lancaster | Liverpool | Macclesfield | Manchester | Oldham | Pendle | Preston | Ribble Valley | Rochdale | Rossendale | St Helens | Salford | Sefton | South Lakeland | South Ribble | Stockport | Tameside | Trafford | Vale Royal | Warrington | West Lancashire | Wigan | Wirral | Wyre
Counties with multiple districts: Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside