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local authority

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit and NZ the governing body of a county, district, etc. US equivalent: local government
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.local authority - an administrative unit of local governmentlocal authority - an administrative unit of local government
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

local authority

nautorità f inv locale
local education authority → provveditorato agli studi
local health authority → unità f inv sanitaria locale
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"When a letter is once posted, sir," reiterated the impenetrable local authority, "nobody out of the office touches it on any pretense whatever."
Without new dedicated revenue sources at a local and national level, social care will continue to dominate local authority spending at a cost to other services.
I a media statement issued by PDM on Thursday, the PDM management committee meeting held on 11 July took a unanimous decision to suspend Tjikuua membership to the party and as Local Authority Councillor on the Grootfontein Local Authority council where he serves.
England alone has some 397 local authority museums.
Former interior minister Socratis Hasikos had said repeatedly that the local authority model implemented in Cyprus was dated and there was an excessively large number of municipalities -- 39 including nine so-called refugee municipalities -- with costly departments.
NAME: Penrhos Polish Nursing and Residential Home LOCAL AUTHORITY: Gwynedd SERVICE: Adult care home with nursing PATHWAY TO SERVICE OF CONCERN: Urgent enforcement action CONCERNS IN THE REPORT: The lack of management and leadership and concerns over the quality of care NAME: Coed Duon Care Home LOCAL AUTHORITY: Flintshire SERVICE: Adult care home with nursing PATHWAY TO SERVICE OF CONCERN: Non compliance RESPONSE: Nurse manager Donna Woodruff said: "I can confirm that we are no longer an area of concern since I took over.
This is something that local authority leaders must take action on as a matter of urgency.
There are hundreds of kinship carers in Middlesbrough left with no support or financial help from the local authority and the lucky few who do receive it are now being forced to take a lower payment even though their circumstances have not changed.
The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to ensure that the powers are applied consistently and fairly across the local authority area and that suitable arrangements are in place for the administration of the scheme.
"The local authority uses the community care assessment to decide whether a person needs a community care service and, if they do, whether it can be provided by the local authority.
Property owners who are liable for the full five years of the NPPR charge now owe their local authority more than [euro]4,200.

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