Borough of Havant

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Borough of Havant
Non-metropolitan district
Havant shown within Hampshire
Havant shown within Hampshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region South East England
Non-metropolitan county Hampshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Havant
Incorporated 1 April 1974
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Havant Borough Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs George Hollingbery
Alan Mak
 • Total 21.4 sq mi (55.3 km2)
Area rank 266th (of 326)
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Total 122,210
 • Rank 181st (of 326)
 • Density 5,700/sq mi (2,200/km2)
 • Ethnicity 98.5% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 24UH (ONS)
E07000090 (GSS)
OS grid reference SU717062

The Borough of Havant is a local government district and borough in Hampshire, England. Its council is based in Havant. Other places within the Borough include Bedhampton, Cowplain, Emsworth, Hayling Island, Purbrook, Waterlooville and Widley. The Borough covers much of the semi-urban area in the south east of Hampshire, between the city of Portsmouth and the West Sussex border.

Havant Borough Council

Elections to the borough council are held in three out of every four years, with one third of the 38 seats on the council being elected at each election. The Conservative party held a majority on the council from 1978 until they lost a majority in 1990. No party had a majority until the 2002 election when the Conservatives regained overall control. Since then the Conservatives have had a majority and as of the 2016 election the council is composed of the following councillors:-[1]

Party Councillors
  Conservative Party 31
  UK Independence Party 4
  Labour Party 2
  Liberal Democrats 1


The wards[2] are:


  1. "Havant". BBC News Online. Retrieved 23 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Havant Borough Council councillors". Retrieved 2007-11-14.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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