Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

Greater London Council

Index Greater London Council

The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986. [1]

94 relations: Andrew McIntosh, Baron McIntosh of Haringey, Bill Fiske, Baron Fiske, Central London, Chigwell Urban District, Coin Street Community Builders, Conservative Party (UK), Conurbation, County borough, County Borough of Croydon, County Borough of East Ham, County Borough of West Ham, County Hall, London, County of London, Covent Garden, Desmond Plummer, Edwin Herbert, Baron Tangley, Essex, Ex officio member, Fares Fair, Fire department, Gay Rights Working Party, Gerry Adams, GLC: The Carnage Continues..., Great Britain, Greater London, Greater London Authority, Greater London Council election, 1964, Greater London Council election, 1967, Greater London Council election, 1970, Greater London Council election, 1973, Greater London Council election, 1977, Greater London Council election, 1981, Greater London Council Staff Association, Hertfordshire, Horace Cutler, Illtyd Harrington, Inner London Education Authority, Ken Livingstone, Kent, Labour Party (UK), Lambeth, Liberal Party (UK), List of electoral divisions in Greater London, List of Greater London Council committee chairs, Local Government Act 1985, London Assembly, London boroughs, London County Council, London Dungeon, London Fire and Civil Defence Authority, ..., London Government Act 1963, London Metropolitan Archives, London Planning Advisory Committee, London Regional Transport, London Residuary Body, London Transport Board, London Underground, Manifesto, Margaret Thatcher, Mayor of London, Member of parliament, Members of the Greater London Council, Metropolitan county, Michael Foot, Michael Thrasher, Middlesex, Nelson Mandela, Office of Public Sector Information, Oxo Tower, Palace of Westminster, Parks and open spaces in London, Plurality-at-large voting, Potters Bar Urban District, Pound sterling, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Public housing in the United Kingdom, Reg Goodwin, Routledge, Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London, Sea Life London Aquarium, Single-member district, Sinn Féin, Staines Urban District, Streamlining the cities, Sunbury-on-Thames Urban District, Surrey, The Comic Strip, The Independent, Tony Blair, Transport in London, United Kingdom general election, 1997, Urban planning, Waste disposal authorities in London, White paper. Expand index (44 more) »

Andrew McIntosh, Baron McIntosh of Haringey

Andrew Robert McIntosh, Baron McIntosh of Haringey, PC (30 April 1933 – 27 August 2010) was a British Labour politician and last elected Principal of the Working Men's College.

New!!: Greater London Council and Andrew McIntosh, Baron McIntosh of Haringey · See more »

Bill Fiske, Baron Fiske

William Geoffrey Fiske, Baron Fiske, CBE (3 July 1905 – 13 January 1975), commonly known as Bill Fiske, was a British politician who was the first Leader of the Greater London Council and oversaw the decimalisation of the pound sterling as Chairman of the Decimal Currency Board.

New!!: Greater London Council and Bill Fiske, Baron Fiske · See more »

Central London

Central London is the innermost part of London, in the United Kingdom, spanning several boroughs.

New!!: Greater London Council and Central London · See more »

Chigwell Urban District

Chigwell was a local government district in south west Essex, England.

New!!: Greater London Council and Chigwell Urban District · See more »

Coin Street Community Builders

Coin Street Community Builders (CSCB) is a development trust and social enterprise which seeks to make London's South Bank a better place in which to live, to work, to visit and to study.

New!!: Greater London Council and Coin Street Community Builders · See more »

Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

New!!: Greater London Council and Conservative Party (UK) · See more »

Conurbation

A conurbation is a region comprising a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area.

New!!: Greater London Council and Conurbation · See more »

County borough

County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.

New!!: Greater London Council and County borough · See more »

County Borough of Croydon

The County Borough of Croydon was a local government district in and around the town of Croydon in north east Surrey, England from 1889 to 1965.

New!!: Greater London Council and County Borough of Croydon · See more »

County Borough of East Ham

East Ham was a local government district in the far south west of Essex from 1878 to 1965.

New!!: Greater London Council and County Borough of East Ham · See more »

County Borough of West Ham

West Ham was a local government district in the extreme south west of Essex from 1886 to 1965, forming part of the built-up area of London, although outside the County of London.

New!!: Greater London Council and County Borough of West Ham · See more »

County Hall, London

County Hall (sometimes called London County Hall) is a building in London that was the headquarters of London County Council (LCC) and later the Greater London Council (GLC).

New!!: Greater London Council and County Hall, London · See more »

County of London

The County of London was a county of England from 1889 to 1965, corresponding to the area known today as Inner London.

New!!: Greater London Council and County of London · See more »

Covent Garden

Covent Garden is a district in Greater London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between Charing Cross Road and Drury Lane.

New!!: Greater London Council and Covent Garden · See more »

Desmond Plummer

Arthur Desmond Herne Plummer, Baron Plummer of St Marylebone, TD, DL, FRSA (25 May 1914 – 2 October 2009) was a British Conservative Party politician in London and the longest serving Leader of the Greater London Council.

New!!: Greater London Council and Desmond Plummer · See more »

Edwin Herbert, Baron Tangley

Edwin Savory Herbert, Baron Tangley, KBE (29 June 1899 – 5 June 1973) was a British solicitor and mountaineer.

New!!: Greater London Council and Edwin Herbert, Baron Tangley · See more »

Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England.

New!!: Greater London Council and Essex · See more »

Ex officio member

An ex officio member is a member of a body (a board, committee, council, etc.) who is part of it by virtue of holding another office.

New!!: Greater London Council and Ex officio member · See more »

Fares Fair

Fares Fair was a public policy advocated by the Labour Party administration of the Greater London Council (GLC), then led by Ken Livingstone.

New!!: Greater London Council and Fares Fair · See more »

Fire department

A fire department (American English) or fire brigade (British English), also known as a fire protection district, fire authority or fire and rescue service is an organization that primarily provides firefighting services for a specific geographic area.

New!!: Greater London Council and Fire department · See more »

Gay Rights Working Party

Gay Rights Working Party was a working party (committee) of the Greater London Council (GLC), between 1981 and 1986 (when the GLC was abolished).

New!!: Greater London Council and Gay Rights Working Party · See more »

Gerry Adams

Gerard Adams (Gearóid Mac Ádhaimh; born 6 October 1948) is an Irish republican politician who was the Leader of the Sinn Féin political party between 13 November 1983 and 10 February 2018, and has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for Louth since the 2011 general election.

New!!: Greater London Council and Gerry Adams · See more »

GLC: The Carnage Continues...

"GLC: The Carnage Continues" is an episode of the British television comedy series The Comic Strip Presents... broadcast on BBC2 in 1990.

New!!: Greater London Council and GLC: The Carnage Continues... · See more »

Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

New!!: Greater London Council and Great Britain · See more »

Greater London

Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.

New!!: Greater London Council and Greater London · See more »

Greater London Authority

The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a top-tier administrative body for Greater London, England.

New!!: Greater London Council and Greater London Authority · See more »

Greater London Council election, 1964

The first election to the Greater London Council (GLC) was held on 9 April 1964.

New!!: Greater London Council and Greater London Council election, 1964 · See more »

Greater London Council election, 1967

The second election to the Greater London Council was held on 13 April 1967, and saw the first Conservative victory for a London-wide authority since 1931.

New!!: Greater London Council and Greater London Council election, 1967 · See more »

Greater London Council election, 1970

The third election to the Greater London Council was held on 9 April 1970 and saw a Conservative victory with a reduced majority.

New!!: Greater London Council and Greater London Council election, 1970 · See more »

Greater London Council election, 1973

The fourth election to the Greater London Council was held on 12 April 1973.

New!!: Greater London Council and Greater London Council election, 1973 · See more »

Greater London Council election, 1977

Elections to the Greater London Council were held on 5 May 1977.

New!!: Greater London Council and Greater London Council election, 1977 · See more »

Greater London Council election, 1981

There was an election to the Greater London Council held on 7 May 1981.

New!!: Greater London Council and Greater London Council election, 1981 · See more »

Greater London Council Staff Association

The Greater London Council Staff Association (GLCSA) was a trade union representing workers for the London-wide council.

New!!: Greater London Council and Greater London Council Staff Association · See more »

Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.

New!!: Greater London Council and Hertfordshire · See more »

Horace Cutler

Sir Horace Walter Cutler, OBE, JP (28 July 1912 – 2 March 1997) was a British Conservative politician and Leader of the Greater London Council from 1977 to 1981.

New!!: Greater London Council and Horace Cutler · See more »

Illtyd Harrington

Illtyd Harrington (14 July 1931 – 1 October 2015) was a British Labour Party politician who served as deputy leader of the Greater London Council (1981–84) and then subsequently as chairman (1984–85).

New!!: Greater London Council and Illtyd Harrington · See more »

Inner London Education Authority

The Inner London Education Authority (ILEA) was an ad hoc local education authority for the City of London and the 12 Inner London boroughs from 1965 until its abolition in 1990.

New!!: Greater London Council and Inner London Education Authority · See more »

Ken Livingstone

Kenneth Robert Livingstone (born 17 June 1945) is an English politician who served as the Leader of the Greater London Council (GLC) from 1981 until the council was abolished in 1986, and as Mayor of London from the creation of the office in 2000 until 2008.

New!!: Greater London Council and Ken Livingstone · See more »

Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

New!!: Greater London Council and Kent · See more »

Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

New!!: Greater London Council and Labour Party (UK) · See more »

Lambeth

Lambeth is a district in Central London, England, in the London Borough of Lambeth.

New!!: Greater London Council and Lambeth · See more »

Liberal Party (UK)

The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom – with the opposing Conservative Party – in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

New!!: Greater London Council and Liberal Party (UK) · See more »

List of electoral divisions in Greater London

This is a list of electoral divisions in Greater London that existed from 1 April 1965 for elections to the Greater London Council until 1 April 1986 when that authority was disbanded.

New!!: Greater London Council and List of electoral divisions in Greater London · See more »

List of Greater London Council committee chairs

The Greater London Council's political leadership was in the hands of a Leader and a number of committees.

New!!: Greater London Council and List of Greater London Council committee chairs · See more »

Local Government Act 1985

The Local Government Act 1985 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom.

New!!: Greater London Council and Local Government Act 1985 · See more »

London Assembly

The London Assembly is an elected body, part of the Greater London Authority, that scrutinises the activities of the Mayor of London and has the power, with a two-thirds majority, to amend the Mayor's annual budget and to reject the Mayor's draft statutory strategies.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Assembly · See more »

London boroughs

The London boroughs are 32 of the 33 local authority districts of the Greater London administrative area (the 33rd is the City of London).

New!!: Greater London Council and London boroughs · See more »

London County Council

London County Council (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London throughout its existence from 1889 to 1965, and the first London-wide general municipal authority to be directly elected.

New!!: Greater London Council and London County Council · See more »

London Dungeon

The London Dungeon is a tourist attraction along London's South Bank, England, which recreates various gory and macabre historical events in a gallows humour style.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Dungeon · See more »

London Fire and Civil Defence Authority

London Fire and Civil Defence Authority (LFCDA) was the fire authority of Greater London from 1 April 1986 to 3 July 2000.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Fire and Civil Defence Authority · See more »

London Government Act 1963

The London Government Act 1963 (c. 33) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which recognised officially the conurbation known as Greater London and created a new local government structure for the capital.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Government Act 1963 · See more »

London Metropolitan Archives

The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) is the principal local government archive repository for the Greater London area, including the City of London: it is the largest county record office in the United Kingdom.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Metropolitan Archives · See more »

London Planning Advisory Committee

The London Planning Advisory Committee (LPAC) was an ad hoc Londonwide joint committee responsible for strategic planning from the abolition of the Greater London Council in 1986 to the creation of the Greater London Authority in 2000.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Planning Advisory Committee · See more »

London Regional Transport

London Regional Transport (LRT) was the organisation responsible for the public transport network in Greater London, England between 1984 and 2000.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Regional Transport · See more »

London Residuary Body

The London Residuary Body was a body set up in 1985 to dispose of the assets of the Greater London Council after the council's abolition in 1986.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Residuary Body · See more »

London Transport Board

The London Transport Board was the organisation responsible for public transport (except main-line trains) in London, UK, and its environs from 1963 to 1969.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Transport Board · See more »

London Underground

The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.

New!!: Greater London Council and London Underground · See more »

Manifesto

A manifesto is a published verbal declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of the issuer, be it an individual, group, political party or government.

New!!: Greater London Council and Manifesto · See more »

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.

New!!: Greater London Council and Margaret Thatcher · See more »

Mayor of London

The Mayor of London is the head of the executive body of the Greater London Authority.

New!!: Greater London Council and Mayor of London · See more »

Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

New!!: Greater London Council and Member of parliament · See more »

Members of the Greater London Council

The following people served as Members of the Greater London Council, either as councillors or Aldermen.

New!!: Greater London Council and Members of the Greater London Council · See more »

Metropolitan county

The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level administrative division of England.

New!!: Greater London Council and Metropolitan county · See more »

Michael Foot

Michael Mackintosh Foot (23 July 1913 – 3 March 2010) was a British Labour Party politician and man of letters.

New!!: Greater London Council and Michael Foot · See more »

Michael Thrasher

Michael Thrasher is a British academic, Professor of Politics in the School of Sociology, Politics & Law at the University of Plymouth.

New!!: Greater London Council and Michael Thrasher · See more »

Middlesex

Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.

New!!: Greater London Council and Middlesex · See more »

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

New!!: Greater London Council and Nelson Mandela · See more »

Office of Public Sector Information

The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Greater London Council and Office of Public Sector Information · See more »

Oxo Tower

The Oxo Tower is a building with a prominent tower on the south bank of the River Thames in London.

New!!: Greater London Council and Oxo Tower · See more »

Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Greater London Council and Palace of Westminster · See more »

Parks and open spaces in London

There are many parks and open spaces in Greater London, England.

New!!: Greater London Council and Parks and open spaces in London · See more »

Plurality-at-large voting

Plurality-at-large voting, also known as block vote or multiple non-transferable vote (MNTV), is a non-proportional voting system for electing several representatives from a single multimember electoral district using a series of check boxes and tallying votes similar to a plurality election.

New!!: Greater London Council and Plurality-at-large voting · See more »

Potters Bar Urban District

South Mimms Rural District (1894–1934) succeeded by Potters Bar Urban District (1934–1974) was a local government district occupying the area around the village, then urban village or town of Potters Bar, England.

New!!: Greater London Council and Potters Bar Urban District · See more »

Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

New!!: Greater London Council and Pound sterling · See more »

Provisional Irish Republican Army

The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican revolutionary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate the reunification of Ireland and bring about an independent socialist republic encompassing all of Ireland.

New!!: Greater London Council and Provisional Irish Republican Army · See more »

Public housing in the United Kingdom

Public housing in the United Kingdom provided the majority of rented accommodation in the country until 2011.

New!!: Greater London Council and Public housing in the United Kingdom · See more »

Reg Goodwin

Sir Reginald Eustace Goodwin (3 July 1908 – 29 September 1986), usually known as Sir Reg Goodwin, was a British politician.

New!!: Greater London Council and Reg Goodwin · See more »

Routledge

Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

New!!: Greater London Council and Routledge · See more »

Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London

The Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London, also known as the Herbert Commission, was established in 1957 and published its report in 1960.

New!!: Greater London Council and Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London · See more »

Sea Life London Aquarium

The Sea Life London Aquarium is located on the ground floor of County Hall on the South Bank of the River Thames in central London, near the London Eye.

New!!: Greater London Council and Sea Life London Aquarium · See more »

Single-member district

A single-member district or single-member constituency is an electoral district that returns one officeholder to a body with multiple members such as a legislature.

New!!: Greater London Council and Single-member district · See more »

Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin (isbn) is a left-wing Irish republican political party active in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

New!!: Greater London Council and Sinn Féin · See more »

Staines Urban District

Staines was a local government district from 1894 to 1974 named after the English town of Staines.

New!!: Greater London Council and Staines Urban District · See more »

Streamlining the cities

Streamlining the cities: Government proposals for reorganising local government in Greater London and the Metropolitan counties was a government white paper issued in 1983, by the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher which led to the abolition of the Greater London Council (GLC) and the metropolitan county councils (MCCs).

New!!: Greater London Council and Streamlining the cities · See more »

Sunbury-on-Thames Urban District

Sunbury on Thames Urban District, also known as Sunbury Urban District, was a local government district from 1894 to 1974 comprising the town and parish of Sunbury-on-Thames and from 1930 also the parishes of Littleton and Shepperton.

New!!: Greater London Council and Sunbury-on-Thames Urban District · See more »

Surrey

Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.

New!!: Greater London Council and Surrey · See more »

The Comic Strip

The Comic Strip is a group of British comedians who came to prominence in the 1980s.

New!!: Greater London Council and The Comic Strip · See more »

The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

New!!: Greater London Council and The Independent · See more »

Tony Blair

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.

New!!: Greater London Council and Tony Blair · See more »

Transport in London

London has an extensive and developed transport network which includes both private and public services.

New!!: Greater London Council and Transport in London · See more »

United Kingdom general election, 1997

The 1997 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 1 May 1997, five years after the previous election on 9 April 1992, to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons.

New!!: Greater London Council and United Kingdom general election, 1997 · See more »

Urban planning

Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use in an urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks.

New!!: Greater London Council and Urban planning · See more »

Waste disposal authorities in London

Greater London has a number of waste disposal authorities, responsible for waste collection and disposal.

New!!: Greater London Council and Waste disposal authorities in London · See more »

White paper

A white paper is an authoritative report or guide that informs readers concisely about a complex issue and presents the issuing body's philosophy on the matter.

New!!: Greater London Council and White paper · See more »

Redirects here:

Greater London Development Plan.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_London_Council

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »