LA details for Wakefield

Full name: Wakefield City Metropolitan District Council
Country/Type: England    Type: Metropolitan Borough
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Pop / Area:325,837 (from 2011 census)   Area: 338 sq km   Density: 962 per sq km
Codes: SNAC: 00DB    GSS: E08000036    ISO3166: WKF
Location: Show on map (at 53.684182, -1.503803)
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Spend loaded: 2012/01 - 2019/06
Spend rating: 3* Now easy to download. Reasonably up to date. Uses DataMill North. Excellent contextual data now. Some errors in headings. Some data info.
Political Control: Labour (as at 1 March 2019)
EU vote: Leave
May 2019 election: One third of seats
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