Blackburn with Darwen

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Figures for Education, Skills and Training , Office for National Statistics, Retrieved on 14 April 2008 The average GCE VCE A AS and Equivalent Point Score per Student is 649.7 compared with 716.7 nationally. * Kent, including Medway * Lancashire, including Blackburn with Darwen, and Blackpool * Leicestershire, including Leicester '''Darwen''' is a market town and civil parishes in England civil


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Blackburn with Darwen lat 53.767 long -2.464 label_size 85 position right label Bank Hey


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including parts of Morecambe Bay and Liverpool Bay. '''Winter Hill''' is a hill on the border of the boroughs of Chorley, Blackburn with Darwen and Bolton, in North West England. It is located on Rivington Moor, Chorley and is History The council was first set up under 1889 under the Local Government Act 1888, covering the administrative county (administrative counties of England). It was reconstituted under the Local Government Act 1972 to cover a different territory. In the 1990s, Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool left the area covered by the council. Lancashire *Blackburn, Darwen (Blackburn with Darwen) and Ribble Valley *Burnley (Burnley (borough)), Pendle and Rossendale The Executive Board of AGMA is composed of representatives from Greater Manchester's ten metropolitan boroughs, and the Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority (Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive), the Greater Manchester Police Authority (Greater Manchester Police), the Greater Manchester Fire and Civil Defence Authority (Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service) and the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority, who are all members by subscription. http: www.agma.gov.uk executive_board index.html The local authorities of Blackpool, Blackburn with Darwen, Cheshire East and Warrington are associate members with representation at AGMA debates and meetings, but are excluded from voting processes. *Bath and North East Somerset: Bath (Bath, Somerset) and north east Somerset *Blackburn with Darwen: Blackburn with Darwen *Brighton and Hove: Brighton and Hove


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-of-postal-vote-fraud-claims-495025.html Straw's seat is a hot-spot of postal vote fraud claims , Anne Penketh, ''The Independent'', 4 May 2005 The possibility of corruption has been eased by reforms to postal voting which have made electoral fraud "childishly simple" in the UK according to a European watchdog. Voting open to 'childishly simple' fraud, says watchdog, Andrew Sparrow, ''The Guardian'', 22 January 2008 The number of postal votes registered in Blackburn in 2005 was 20,000, compared to 7,600 in 2001. In April 2005, local councillor Mohammed Hussain was jailed for three years for rigging the 2002 town hall election by stealing at least 230 postal vote ballots in his ward. Vote-rigging Crackdown, Lancashire Telegraph, 24 January 2007. Retrieved 31 January 2007. The local elections of May 2007 saw a coalition of parties take control of the council from Labour. The small For Darwen party and independents held the fine balance of power on the council in a partnership with the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. Like its predecessor, the ruling administration also attracted controversy; one of its councillors being suspended following a conviction for benefit fraud Benefit fraud councillor 'should quit now', Tom Moseley, ''Lancashire Telegraph'', 17 November 2008 and another following allegations of domestic abuse. Lib Dem councillor suspended by his party, Tom Moseley, ''Lancashire Telegraph'', 25 March 2008 Tensions over the presence of former England First Party member Michael Johnson within the coalition as part of For Darwen rose to the surface when Johnson was quoted in ''The Sun (The Sun (newspaper))'' newspaper in October 2007 blaming his unemployment on "all the immigrants flooding this country." "These people take our jobs and it will only get worse", he said. Burning issue: Immigration, ''The Sun (The Sun (newspaper))'', 18 October 2007 Three weeks before local elections in May 2008, a Liberal Democrat candidate for Shear Brow ward caused a stir by defecting to Labour. Election in turmoil as LibDem candidate says: I'm a Labour supporter, Tom Moseley, ''Lancashire Telegraph'', 9 April 2008 In 2010, two For Darwen Party councillors resigned and withdrew their support for the coalition, and after a vote of no confidence the Labour Party regained control of the council. Labour back in control of Blackburn with Darwen, David Watkinson, ''Lancashire Telegraph'', 14 September 2010 In 2011 Labour gained control of the council. Economy This is a chart of trend of regional gross value added of Blackburn with Darwen at current basic prices published (pp. 240–253) by ''Office for National Statistics'' with figures in millions of British Pounds Sterling. class "wikitable" - ! Year Regional Gross Value Added Components may not sum to totals due to rounding Agriculture includes hunting and forestry Industry includes energy and construction Services includes financial intermediation services indirectly measured - 1995 '''1,496''' 3 755 737 - 2000 '''1,597''' 3 678 916 - 2003 '''1,785''' 4 647 1,134 Neighbouring districts and political control The authority borders with boroughs administered as within the Greater Manchester and Lancashire (Lancashire County Council) upper-tier local authorities: Chorley (Chorley (borough)) in the west and then (clockwise) South Ribble (South Ribble (borough)), Ribble Valley (Ribble Valley (borough)), Hyndburn (Hyndburn (borough)) and Rossendale (Rossendale (borough)) in Lancashire; Bury (Bury (borough)) and Bolton (Bolton (borough)) in Greater Manchester. The data below is based on June 2012. class "wikitable" style "width:500px;" - !colspan "4" The local government districts which surround Blackburn with Darwen - style "text-align:center;" style "height:30px; width:35%;" colspan "2" South Ribble Conservative style "width:32.5%;" Ribble Valley Conservative rowspan "2" style "width:32.5%;" Hyndburn Labour - rowspan "3" style "height:70px; text-align:center;" Chorley (Chorley (borough)) Labour rowspan "3" style "text-align:center;" colspan "2" '''Blackburn with Darwen''' - style "text-align:center; height:30px;" Rossendale (Rossendale (borough)) Labour - rowspan "2" style "text-align:center;" Bury (Bury (borough)) Labour - colspan "3" style "text-align:center; height:40px;" Bolton (Bolton (borough)) Labour Settlements History The council was first set up under 1889 under the Local Government Act 1888, covering the administrative county (administrative counties of England). It was reconstituted under the Local Government Act 1972 to cover a different territory. In the 1990s, Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool left the area covered by the council. Lancashire *Blackburn, Darwen (Blackburn with Darwen) and Ribble Valley *Burnley (Burnley (borough)), Pendle and Rossendale The Executive Board of AGMA is composed of representatives from Greater Manchester's ten metropolitan boroughs, and the Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority (Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive), the Greater Manchester Police Authority (Greater Manchester Police), the Greater Manchester Fire and Civil Defence Authority (Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service) and the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority, who are all members by subscription. http: www.agma.gov.uk executive_board index.html The local authorities of Blackpool, Blackburn with Darwen, Cheshire East and Warrington are associate members with representation at AGMA debates and meetings, but are excluded from voting processes. *Bath and North East Somerset: Bath (Bath, Somerset) and north east Somerset *Blackburn with Darwen: Blackburn with Darwen *Brighton and Hove: Brighton and Hove


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-of-council Types of Council See also * Blackburn with Darwen Teaching Primary Care Trust (Blackburn with Darwen Teaching Primary Care Trust#ref-PCTAR 1) References External links *Blackburn with Darwen Council * Blackburn with Darwen council news * Blackburn Muslim Association : Serving the community


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-joined the party, left over an internal row reportedly sparked by the demotion of particular councillors in a post-election reshuffle. Allegations of vote-rigging and corruption have dogged the council, with members of the Muslim community reportedly being "strong-armed by mosque leaders and councillors to vote Labour" during elections.

-of-postal-vote-fraud-claims-495025.html Straw's seat is a hot-spot of postal vote fraud claims , Anne Penketh, ''The Independent'', 4 May 2005 The possibility of corruption has been eased by reforms to postal voting which have made electoral fraud "childishly simple" in the UK according to a European watchdog. Voting open to 'childishly simple' fraud, says watchdog, Andrew Sparrow, '' The Guardian

'', 22 January 2008 The number of postal votes registered in Blackburn in 2005 was 20,000, compared to 7,600 in 2001. In April 2005, local councillor Mohammed Hussain was jailed for three years for rigging the 2002 town hall election by stealing at least 230 postal vote ballots in his ward. Vote-rigging Crackdown, Lancashire Telegraph


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and Sefton (Metropolitan Borough of Sefton) were removed entirely from Lancashire. In Greater Manchester the successor boroughs were Bury (Metropolitan Borough of Bury), Bolton (Metropolitan Borough of Bolton), Manchester, Oldham (Metropolitan Borough of Oldham) (part), Rochdale (Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale), Salford (City of Salford), Tameside (part), Trafford (part) and Wigan (Metropolitan Borough of Wigan). Warrington and Widnes, south of the new

of Bolton . The metropolitan districts of Bury (Metropolitan Borough of Bury), Salford (City of Salford) and Wigan (Metropolitan Borough of Wigan) lie to the east, south and west respectively; and the non-metropolitan districts of Blackburn with Darwen and Chorley (Chorley Borough) in Lancashire lie to the north and north-west. - 196 Blackburn with Darwen 137.02 Unitary, Borough Lancashire - Of the minor parties, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party of England

Borough of Bolton Bolton , Bury (Metropolitan Borough of Bury), Manchester, Oldham (Metropolitan Borough of Oldham), Rochdale (Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale), Salford (City of Salford) and Wigan (Metropolitan Borough of Wigan); and from Merseyside the districts of Liverpool, Sefton (Metropolitan Borough of Sefton), Knowsley (Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley) and St Helens (Metropolitan Borough of St Helens). It also covers adjacent areas of the Irish Sea


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53.753 long -2.480 label_size 85 position right label Whalley Range (Whalley Range, Blackburn)


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-joined the party, left over an internal row reportedly sparked by the demotion of particular councillors in a post-election reshuffle. Allegations of vote-rigging and corruption have dogged the council, with members of the Muslim community reportedly being "strong-armed by mosque leaders and councillors to vote Labour" during elections. Straw's seat is a hot-spot of postal vote fraud claims, Anne Penketh, ''The Independent'', 4 May 2005 The possibility of corruption has been eased by reforms to postal voting which have made electoral fraud "childishly simple" in the UK according to a European watchdog. Voting open to 'childishly simple' fraud, says watchdog, Andrew Sparrow, ''The Guardian'', 22 January 2008 The number of postal votes registered in Blackburn in 2005 was 20,000, compared to 7,600 in 2001. In April 2005, local councillor Mohammed Hussain was jailed for three years for rigging the 2002 town hall election by stealing at least 230 postal vote ballots in his ward. Vote-rigging Crackdown, Lancashire Telegraph, 24 January 2007. Retrieved 31 January 2007. The local elections of May 2007 saw a coalition of parties take control of the council from Labour. The small For Darwen party and independents held the fine balance of power on the council in a partnership with the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. Like its predecessor, the ruling administration also attracted controversy; one of its councillors being suspended following a conviction for benefit fraud Benefit fraud councillor 'should quit now', Tom Moseley, ''Lancashire Telegraph'', 17 November 2008 and another following allegations of domestic abuse. Lib Dem councillor suspended by his party, Tom Moseley, ''Lancashire Telegraph'', 25 March 2008 Tensions over the presence of former England First Party member Michael Johnson within the coalition as part of For Darwen rose to the surface when Johnson was quoted in ''The Sun (The Sun (newspaper))'' newspaper in October 2007 blaming his unemployment on "all the immigrants flooding this country." "These people take our jobs and it will only get worse", he said. Burning issue: Immigration, ''The Sun (The Sun (newspaper))'', 18 October 2007 Three weeks before local elections in May 2008, a Liberal Democrat candidate for Shear Brow ward caused a stir by defecting to Labour. Election in turmoil as LibDem candidate says: I'm a Labour supporter, Tom Moseley, ''Lancashire Telegraph'', 9 April 2008 In 2010, two For Darwen Party councillors resigned and withdrew their support for the coalition, and after a vote of no confidence the Labour Party regained control of the council. Labour back in control of Blackburn with Darwen, David Watkinson, ''Lancashire Telegraph'', 14 September 2010 In 2011 Labour gained control of the council. Economy This is a chart of trend of regional gross value added of Blackburn with Darwen at current basic prices published (pp. 240–253) by ''Office for National Statistics'' with figures in millions of British Pounds Sterling. class "wikitable" - ! Year Regional Gross Value Added Components may not sum to totals due to rounding Agriculture includes hunting and forestry Industry includes energy and construction Services includes financial intermediation services indirectly measured - 1995 '''1,496''' 3 755 737 - 2000 '''1,597''' 3 678 916 - 2003 '''1,785''' 4 647 1,134 Neighbouring districts and political control The authority borders with boroughs administered as within the Greater Manchester and Lancashire (Lancashire County Council) upper-tier local authorities: Chorley (Chorley (borough)) in the west and then (clockwise) South Ribble (South Ribble (borough)), Ribble Valley (Ribble Valley (borough)), Hyndburn (Hyndburn (borough)) and Rossendale (Rossendale (borough)) in Lancashire; Bury (Bury (borough)) and Bolton (Bolton (borough)) in Greater Manchester. The data below is based on June 2012. class "wikitable" style "width:500px;" - !colspan "4" The local government districts which surround Blackburn with Darwen - style "text-align:center;" style "height:30px; width:35%;" colspan "2" South Ribble Conservative style "width:32.5%;" Ribble Valley Conservative rowspan "2" style "width:32.5%;" Hyndburn Labour - rowspan "3" style "height:70px; text-align:center;" Chorley (Chorley (borough)) Labour rowspan "3" style "text-align:center;" colspan "2" '''Blackburn with Darwen''' - style "text-align:center; height:30px;" Rossendale (Rossendale (borough)) Labour - rowspan "2" style "text-align:center;" Bury (Bury (borough)) Labour - colspan "3" style "text-align:center; height:40px;" Bolton (Bolton (borough)) Labour Settlements History The council was first set up under 1889 under the Local Government Act 1888, covering the administrative county (administrative counties of England). It was reconstituted under the Local Government Act 1972 to cover a different territory. In the 1990s, Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool left the area covered by the council. Lancashire *Blackburn, Darwen (Blackburn with Darwen) and Ribble Valley *Burnley (Burnley (borough)), Pendle and Rossendale The Executive Board of AGMA is composed of representatives from Greater Manchester's ten metropolitan boroughs, and the Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority (Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive), the Greater Manchester Police Authority (Greater Manchester Police), the Greater Manchester Fire and Civil Defence Authority (Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service) and the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority, who are all members by subscription. http: www.agma.gov.uk executive_board index.html The local authorities of Blackpool, Blackburn with Darwen, Cheshire East and Warrington are associate members with representation at AGMA debates and meetings, but are excluded from voting processes. *Bath and North East Somerset: Bath (Bath, Somerset) and north east Somerset *Blackburn with Darwen: Blackburn with Darwen *Brighton and Hove: Brighton and Hove

Blackburn with Darwen

'''Blackburn with Darwen''' is a unitary authority area (Unitary authorities of England) in Lancashire, North West (North West England) England. It consists of Blackburn, the small town of Darwen to the south of it, and the surrounding countryside.

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