unitary authority

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unitary authority

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the United Kingdom) a district administered by a single tier of local government, esp those districts of England that became administratively independent of the county councils in 1996–98
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In which of Scotland's unitary council areas can you climb Ben Nevis?
In the five unitary council areas in the Tees Valley there were 185,355 votes against the assembly (83.