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High Peak Constituency

High Peak Constituency

The beautiful High Peak is the most north westerly corner of Derbyshire, nestling between the cities of Manchester and Sheffield. The High Peak covers a wide area taking in rural villages, urban towns and areas of heavy industry. Buxton is a spa town and is home to some of the most magnificent buildings in England. The Buxton Campus of the University of Derby is based in the refurbished Devonshire Hospital, famous for its superb dome.

The High Peak Liberal Democrats hold one Derbyshire County Council seat; Elizabeth Atkins represents the New Mills and Hayfield Division.

The Liberal Democrats hold three seats on High Peak Borough Council; Ray Atkins represents New Mills West Ward, David Lomax Whaley Bridge Ward and Edith Longden Blackbrook Ward. .

The Liberal Democrats hold two seats on Whaley Bridge Town Council (held by David Lomax and Barrie Taylor) and Ray Atkins is also a New Mills Town Councillor