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East Staffordshire

East Staffordshire District
Non-metropolitan district
East Staffordshire shown within Staffordshire
East Staffordshire shown within Staffordshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region West Midlands
Non-metropolitan county Staffordshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Burton upon Trent
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body East Staffordshire Borough Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Liberal Democrat (council NOC) and Independent)
 • MPs Michael Fabricant
Andrew Griffiths
Area
 • Total 150.6 sq mi (390.0 km2)
Area rank 285th (of 326)
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Total 63,176
 • Rank 309th (of 326)
 • Density 420/sq mi (160/km2)
 • Ethnicity 93.9% White
4.3% S.Asian
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 41UC (ONS)
E07000193 (GSS)
OS grid reference
Website http://www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

East Staffordshire is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire in England. It has two main towns, Burton upon Trent, famous for its breweries, and Uttoxeter, renowned for its racecourse.

Villages in the area include Abbots Bromley, Tutbury, Barton-under-Needwood, Rolleston on Dove, Hanbury, Kingstone, Marchington, Mayfield and The Heath.

The borough was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the former county borough of Burton upon Trent with Urban District of Uttoxeter, and Rural Districts of Tutbury and Uttoxeter.

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

Contents

  • Wards within East Staffordshire 1
  • Political makeup 2
  • Transport 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Wards within East Staffordshire

There are 39 councilors representing 21 wards in East Staffordshire. Most wards have either one or two councilors but a few have three. How many councilors each ward has is loosely based on the population size in that area.

Political makeup

As of 9th May 2015, East Staffordshire is controlled by the Conservative party with an overall majority of 14 councilors. The Conservative party represent 25 wards, the Labour party represent 12 wards, the Liberal Democrats represent 1 ward with the last remaining ward being represented for the first time, in the history of East Staffordshire, by UKIP.

You can view all the councilors here


Transport

Main roads within the Borough include the A38 through Burton upon Trent and the A50 near Uttoxeter.

There are two railway stations in the Borough, Burton-on-Trent on the Cross Country Route and Uttoxeter on the Crewe to Derby Line, There is also a station serving Tutbury, also on the Crewe to Derby Line called Tutbury and Hatton. This is in the South Derbyshire district.

See also

Grade II* listed buildings in East Staffordshire

External links

  • Enjoy East Staffordshire
  • Flickr photos of East Staffordshire

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