Local government in the 1990s

Britain needs democracy : a consultative document on the current state of local government in Great Britain and its future direction
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Contributors in local government debate the key issues facing local government practitioners today. In particular the themes of the accountability of local government and its political role are examined, and lessons are drawn for practical use by local authorities.

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The Code replaced Batas Pambansa Blg. which is the old local government code. The structure of local government in the United Kingdom underwent large changes in the s. The system of two-tier local government introduced in the s by the Local Government Act and the Local Government (Scotland) Act was abolished in Scotland and Wales on 1 April and replaced with single-tier authorities.

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(And, yes, I know that the police are part of government, so technically every police procedural would qualify here. The history of local government in England is one of gradual change and evolution since the Middle Ages.

England has never possessed a formal written constitution, with the result that modern administration (and the judicial system) is based on precedent, and is derived from administrative powers granted (usually by the Crown) to older systems, such as that of the shires.

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