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Wards and electoral divisions of the United Kingdom

Index Wards and electoral divisions of the United Kingdom

The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors. [1]

31 relations: City of London, Civil parish, Community (Wales), Council of the Isles of Scilly, County council, County Durham, Cumberland, Electoral district, Historic counties of England, Hundred (county division), Isle of Wight Council, List of electoral wards in England by constituency, List of electoral wards in Wales, Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland, Local government in Scotland, Local government in Wales, London boroughs, Metropolitan borough, Non-metropolitan county, Non-metropolitan district, Northumberland, Parish councils in England, Shrewsbury, Shropshire Council, Single transferable vote, Statutory instrument (UK), Sui generis, Unitary authority, United Kingdom, Ward (electoral subdivision), Westmorland.

City of London

The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.

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Civil parish

In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.

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Community (Wales)

A community (cymuned) is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest tier of local government in Wales.

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Council of the Isles of Scilly

The Council of the Isles of Scilly is a sui generis unitary local government authority covering the Isles of Scilly off the west coast of Cornwall.

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County council

A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county.

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County Durham

County Durham (locally) is a county in North East England.

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Cumberland

Cumberland is a historic county of North West England that had an administrative function from the 12th century until 1974.

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Electoral district

An electoral district, (election) precinct, election district, or legislative district, called a voting district by the US Census (also known as a constituency, riding, ward, division, electoral area, or electorate) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body.

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Historic counties of England

The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.

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Hundred (county division)

A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.

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Isle of Wight Council

The Isle of Wight Council is a unitary authority covering the Isle of Wight near the South coast of England.

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List of electoral wards in England by constituency

This article is a list of electoral wards in each constituency in England.

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List of electoral wards in Wales

This article is a list of electoral wards in Wales.

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Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland

The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland is an independent body in Scotland created under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

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Local government in Scotland

Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities designated as Councils which consist of councillors elected every five years by registered voters in each of the council areas.

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Local government in Wales

Since 1 April 1996, Wales has been divided into 22 single-tier principal areas for local government purposes.

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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).

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Metropolitan borough

A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England, and is a subdivision of a metropolitan county.

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Non-metropolitan county

A non-metropolitan county, or colloquially, shire county, is a county-level entity in England that is not a metropolitan county.

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Non-metropolitan district

Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England.

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Northumberland

Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.

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Parish councils in England

A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is the first tier of local government.

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Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, England.

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Shropshire Council

Shropshire Council is the local authority of Shropshire (excluding Telford and Wrekin) in England.

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Single transferable vote

The single transferable vote (STV) is a voting system designed to achieve proportional representation through ranked voting in multi-seat organizations or constituencies (voting districts).

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Statutory instrument (UK)

A statutory instrument (SI) is the principal form in which delegated legislation is made in Great Britain.

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Sui generis

Sui generis is a Latin phrase that means "of its (his, her, their) own kind; in a class by itself; unique." A number of disciplines use the term to refer to unique entities.

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Unitary authority

A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Ward (electoral subdivision)

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes.

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Westmorland

Westmorland (formerly also spelt Westmoreland;R. Wilkinson The British Isles, Sheet The British Isles. even older spellings are Westmerland and Westmereland) is a historic county in north west England.

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References

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

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