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metropolitan county

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in England) any of the six conurbations established as administrative units in the new local government system in 1974; the metropolitan county councils were abolished in 1986
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Nairobi is a metropolitan county which has no room for tribalism.
The WMCA as an administrative area was established in 1974 and abolished in 1985 as the West Midlands Metropolitan County.
Born in North Shields in the County of Northumberland - as my birth certificate records - I was a citizen of the County Borough of Tynemouth, within Northumberland, until I was arbitrarily transferred, without any referendum or public vote, to being an inhabitant of the 'ersatz' Metropolitan County of Tyne and Wear.
When the equally unloved West Midlands Metropolitan County Council was abolished, Sir Humphrey carefully drafted the Bill to give Whitehall a very wide remit on how the powers of that local authority could be redistributed.
This was more than for any other road, apart from motorways or A roads, in the metropolitan county and is also the most for any minor road in the whole of the West Midlands' region.
1) Order 1966 and the West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council (Speed Limit) (No.
Contract notice: Purchase of natural gas energy and the metropolitan county government offices and public administration and home office for 2014 / 2015th gas year
10 out of 10, with Thurrock in Essex and West Midlands Metropolitan County bottom out of 142, with 7.
JWT Holdings, based in Atherton, in the Greater Manchester metropolitan county, employs 45 people and handles around 70,000 tonnes of material a year.
When the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher deregulated bus services in 1986, she ended the familiar site of yellow Newcastle Busways services on Tyneside roads, which in the early 1980s, were owned by the Tyne and Wear Metropolitan County Council.
Taylor was honored for her many accomplishments in her nursing career, including her role as Assistant Commissioner in which she will oversee a system of 13 regional health offices responsible for the oversight of services in 89 rural and six metropolitan county health departments.
If differences exist, then a policy maker engaged in fighting poverty in a metropolitan county may need to implement a policy that focuses on changing one characteristic of a county, whereas a policy maker engaged in fighting poverty in a nonmetropolitan county may need to implement a policy that focuses on changing a different characteristic.

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