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eBook Unitary Local Government in England: A Review (Occasional Papers) ePub

by Stephanie Snape,John Raine

  • ISBN: 0704420678
  • Category: Politics and Government
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Stephanie Snape,John Raine
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Birmingham (November 2001)
  • Pages: 107
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Those beliefs are that, despite unitary local government across the rest of Europe not being the norms, large .

Those beliefs are that, despite unitary local government across the rest of Europe not being the norms, large single-unit municipal authorities could deliver economies of scale, for which evidence is mixed at best (ibid; Chisholm, 2010;Elcock et al, 2010). Deal or no deal: English Devolution, a top-down approach.

Before this, local government in England had been a mixed system, with large urban areas being covered by unitary authorities called county boroughs, and the rest of the country having administrative county councils and many smaller district councils, with different competences. The 1972 Act abolished county boroughs, making them districts in two-tier counties. This, and the consequent loss of education, social services and libraries to county control, was strongly regretted by the larger towns outside the new metropolitan counties, such as Bristol, Plymouth, Stoke, Leicester and Nottingham.

The structure of local government in the United Kingdom underwent large changes in the 1990s. The system of two-tier local government introduced in the 1970s by the Local Government Act 1972 and the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 was abolished. The system of two-tier local government introduced in the 1970s by the Local Government Act 1972 and the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 was abolished in Scotland and Wales on 1 April 1996 and replaced with single-tier authorities. In England, some areas remained two-tier but many single-tier authorities (designated as Unitary Authorities in England) were created.

Unitary authorities of England are local authorities that are responsible for the provision of all local government services within a district. They are constituted under the Local Government Act 1992, which amended the Local Government Act 1972 to allow the existence of counties that do not have multiple districts.

Local Government in a Multi-level Setting: Lessons From .

Local Government in a Multi-level Setting: Lessons From England and Ontario. Regional & Federal Studies, Vol. 17, Issue. 28 John Fenwick and Mark Bailey, ‘Corporate Management in the New Unitary Authorities’, Local Governance, 24:2 (1998), pp. 91–9. 29 Chris Skelcher and Stephanie Snape, ‘Ethics and Local Councillors: Modernising Standards of Conduct’, Parliamentary Affairs, 54:1 (2001), p. 73. 30 Chris Skelcher and Stephanie Snape, ‘Ethics and Local Councillors: Modernising Standards of Conduct’, p. 31 Gerry Stoker (e., The New Management of British Local Governance, London, Macmillan, 1999.

4 Jordan D. John, Local Government in Zimbabwe: An Overview, MAMBO OCCASIONAL PAPERS, SOCIO-ECONOMIC SERIES 17 (Gweru: Mambo Press 1984). 5 Naison D. Mutizwa-Mangiza, Decentralization and Local Government Administration. An Analysis of Structural and Planning Problems at the Rural District Level, in LIMITS TO DECENTRALIZATION IN ZIMBABWE: ESSAYS ON THE DECENTRALIZATION OF GOVERNMENT AND PLANNING IN THE 1980S (. Helmsing et al. ed. The Hague: Institute of Social Sciences 1991).

The government's emphasis on partnerships and collaboration has been projected as a key element of its 'Third Way' philosophy.

The theme of this collection of essays is partnerships between health and local government. The government's emphasis on partnerships and collaboration has been projected as a key element of its 'Third Way' philosophy. Partnership working in particular has been viewed as the most appropriate means of addressing endemic, obdurate social ills, such as social exclusion, poor health, poverty, and low educational standards.

Local government or administration in England : the Local Authorities. On the face of it, the territorial administration of England seems extremely complex; but in reality it is fairly simple compared to that of many countries

Local government or administration in England : the Local Authorities. On the face of it, the territorial administration of England seems extremely complex; but in reality it is fairly simple compared to that of many countries. Wheras a country like Germany has four levels of administration - State, "Länder", district, and municipality, in Britain there are only one or two levels of local government - called Local Authorities. Apart from this, some minor and strictly local functions are delegated to parish councils, most often in the hands of volunteers