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Bolsover is a local government district in Derbyshire, England. It is named after the town of Bolsover, which is near the geographic centre of the district, but the council is based in Clowne. At the 2011 Census, the district had a population of 75,866.
Shown within Derbyshire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|• Type||Bolsover District Council|
|• Leadership:||Leader & Cabinet|
|• MPs:||Dennis Skinner|
|• Total||61.9 sq mi (160.3 km2)|
|• Rank||Ranked 291st|
|• Density||1,300/sq mi (500/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (British Summer Time)|
|ONS code||17UC (ONS)|
The district council is a non-constituent partner member of the Sheffield City Region Combined Authority.
Town and parish councilsEdit
There are fourteen town and parish councils within the district.
- Ault Hucknall
- Hodthorpe and Belph
- South Normanton
Bolsover District Council is elected every four years, with currently 37 councillors being elected at each election. The Labour party had a majority on the council from the first election to the council in 1973 until 2019 and as of the 2019 election the council is composed of the following councillors:
Local Development FrameworkEdit
The council is currently in the process of Consulting on its draft Infrastructure and Delivery Plan.
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