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Chorley (borough)

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Borough of Chorley
Chorley
Shown within Lancashire
Geography
Status:Borough
Region:North West England
Admin. County:Lancashire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 187th
202.80 km²
Admin. HQ:Chorley
ONS code:30UE
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 213th
101,991
503 / km²
Ethnicity:97.9% White
Politics
Chorley Borough Council
http://www.chorley.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Labour + Liberal Democrats + Independent
MP:Lindsay Hoyle


Chorley is a local government district with borough status, in Lancashire, England. It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the existing borough of Chorley with the urban districts of Adlington and Withnell, and Chorley Rural District.

Chorley is also a constituency in the House of Commons. The current MP is Lindsay Hoyle, first elected to the seat in 1997.

Local election results in 2004 elections
Party Previous Contested Change Current
Labour 22 7 -1 21
Conservatives 18 4 2 20
Liberal Democrats 4 2 -1 3
Other 3 2 0 3
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Arms of the former Chorley Rural District Council



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