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Perry Barr, Birmingham

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Perry Barr, Birmingham

Perry Barr is an inner-city area in north Birmingham, England. It is also a council constituency, managed by its own district committee. The constituency includes the smaller Perry Barr ward and the wards of Handsworth Wood, Lozells and East Handsworth, and Oscott, which elect three councillors to Birmingham City Council. Birmingham Perry Barr is also a parliamentary constituency; its Member of Parliament is Khalid Mahmood.
Administrative CountyBirmingham
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSP0692
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code0121
Population22,704 (2001 Population Census)

Other names by which Perry Barr, Birmingham has been known in the past

Barr ~ Barr Perry

Perry Barr, Birmingham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Perry Barr, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Hands worth par., Staffordshire, pop. 2314; P.O., T.O.; the sta. is 3 m. N. of Birmingham; in vicinity is Perry Hall, seat.

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