Metropolitan County Councils

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Västra Götaland County
... Västra Götaland County (Swedish Västra Götalands län) is a county or län on the western coast of Sweden ... The county is the second largest (in terms of population) of Sweden's counties and it is subdivided into 49 municipalities (kommuner) ... The capital and governmental seat of Västra Götaland County is Gothenburg ...
List Of Arms Of The County Councils Of England - Background
... official grants until the establishment of county councils in 1889 ... The first grant was made to West Sussex County Council soon after its establishment in 1889 ... titular head of the College of Arms, who was also first chairman of the county council ...
Västra Götaland County - Politics
... The Västra Götaland Regional Council or Västra Götalandsregionen is an evolved County Council that for a trial period has assumed certain tasks from the ... Similar trial councils are applied for Skåne County and Gotland County ...
Greater Manchester County Council - History - Abolition
... after they were established, the mostly Labour-controlled metropolitan county councils and the Greater London Council (GLC) had several high profile clashes with the. 1982, and the Conservative Party put a "promise to scrap the metropolitan county councils" and the GLC, in their manifesto for the 1983 general election ... Greater Manchester County Council was abolished on 31 March 1986 under the Local Government Act 1985 ...
Greater Manchester - History - 1974–1997
... Government Act 1972 reformed local government in England by creating a system of two-tier metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties and districts throughout the country ... formally established Greater Manchester on 1 April 1974, although Greater Manchester County Council (GMCC) had been running since elections in 1973 ... party representing Greater Manchester had drawn up its county Structure Plan, ready for implementation by the Greater Manchester County Council ...

Famous quotes containing the words councils, metropolitan and/or county:

    How many councils and decrees
    Have perished in the simple prayer
    That gave obedience to the knee;
    Austin Clarke (1896–1974)

    In metropolitan cases, the love of the most single-eyed lover, almost invariably, is nothing more than the ultimate settling of innumerable wandering glances upon some one specific object.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    It would astonish if not amuse, the older citizens of your County who twelve years ago knew me a stranger, friendless, uneducated, penniless boy, working on a flat boat—at ten dollars per month to learn that I have been put down here as the candidate of pride, wealth, and aristocratic family distinction.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)