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 (83.29pc of the vote).