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Halton (borough)

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Borough of Halton
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Geography
Status:Unitary, Borough
Region:North West England
Ceremonial County:Cheshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 267th
79.09 km²
Admin. HQ:Widnes
ONS code:00ET
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 165th
118,429
1,497 / km²
Ethnicity:98.8% White
Politics
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Arms of Halton Borough Council


Halton Borough Council
http://www.halton.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Labour
MPs:Mike Hall, Derek Twigg


Halton is a borough in North West England, administered by a unitary authority. It was created in 1974 as a district of Cheshire, and became a unitary authority on April 1, 1998, becoming an administrative county of itself in the process.

Its major towns are Runcorn and Widnes. It is named after the village of Halton within it. The area borders Merseyside, Warrington and Cheshire. The borough straddles the River Mersey — the area to the north (including Widnes) is historically part of Lancashire, that to the south, Cheshire.


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