Redcar and Cleveland

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Borough of Redcar and Cleveland
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Geography
Status:Unitary, Borough
Region:North East England
Ceremonial County:North Yorkshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 174th
244.88 km²
Admin. HQ:South Bank
ONS code:00EE
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 123rd
139,099
568 / km²
Ethnicity:98.9% White
Politics
Redcar and Cleveland Council
http://www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative + Liberal Democrats + Independent
MPs:Vera Baird, Ashok Kumar


Redcar and Cleveland is a unitary authority in the former county of Cleveland, consisting of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and small towns such as Brotton, Skelton, and Loftus. The area was historically part of Yorkshire, and is now part of the ceremomial county of North Yorkshire. It had a resident population of 139,132 in 2001. It is represented in Parliament by the barrister Vera Baird (Labour) for the Redcar constituency and by Ashok Kumar (Labour) for the Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency.

The district was created in 1974 as Langbaurgh, after the ancient wapentake of Yorkshire. It was renamed as Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council when it became a unitary authority on April 1, 1996.

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Districts of England - North East England Flag of England
Alnwick - Berwick-upon-Tweed - Blyth Valley - Castle Morpeth - Chester-le-Street - Darlington - Derwentside - Durham - Easington - Gateshead - Hartlepool - Middlesbrough - Newcastle upon Tyne - North Tyneside - Redcar and Cleveland - Sedgefield - South Tyneside - Stockton-on-Tees - Sunderland - Teesdale - Tynedale - Wansbeck - Wear Valley

1974 counties: Cleveland - County Durham - Northumberland - Tyne and Wear

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