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Causeway Coast and Glens District Council

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Founded  1 April 2015
Seats  40
Mayor  Maura Hickey, SDLP
Causeway Coast and Glens District Council
Type  District council of Causeway Coast and Glens
Preceded by  Ballymoney Borough Council Coleraine Borough Council Limavady Borough Council Moyle District Council
Political groups  DUP (11)      UUP (10)      Sinn Féin (7)      SDLP (6)      TUV (3)      Alliance (1)      PUP (1)      NI Conservatives (1)      Independents (1)

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is a local authority in Northern Ireland that was established on 1 April 2015. It covers most of the northern coast of Northern Ireland and replaced Ballymoney Borough Council, Coleraine Borough Council, Limavady Borough Council and Moyle District Council. The first elections to the authority were on 22 May 2014 and it acted as a shadow authority, prior to the creation of the Causeway Coast and Glens district on 1 April 2015.

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Councillors

For the purpose of elections the council is divided into seven district electoral areas (DEA):

Changes

Councillor David Harding left the UUP on 24 February 2015 sat as an Independent Unionist, and later joined NI Conservatives.

Councillor Aaron Callan left the UUP on 26 October 2016 and joined the DUP.

Population

The area covered by the new Council has a population of 140,877 residents according to the 2011 Northern Ireland census.

References

Causeway Coast and Glens District Council Wikipedia


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