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Glamorgan

(gləmôr`gən) or

Glamorganshire

(–shĭr', –shər), former county, S Wales. In 1974, the county of Glamorgan was divided among the nonmetropolitan counties of West GlamorganWest Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 reorganization of Welsh local government from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization West Glamorgan was divided into the unitary authorities of Swansea and Neath and Port Talbot.
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, Mid GlamorganMid Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 local government reorganization of Wales from portions of Breconshire, Glamorgan, and Monmouthshire, in 1996 it was divided among the unitary authorities of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon
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, and South GlamorganSouth Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 governmental reorganization of Wales from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization it was divided between the unitary authorities of Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan.
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; these were abolished in a further reorganization in 1996.

Glamorgan

, Glamorganshire
a former county of SE Wales: divided into West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan in 1974; since 1996 administered by the county of Swansea and the county boroughs of Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, and part of Caerphilly
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When he died, former First Minister Rhodri Morgan said: "He was a massive figure in Ely and in South Glamorgan politics, and he married religion and politics remarkably effectively in that he never saw any distinction between being a very committed Christian vicar of a very deprived parish, like the parish of the Church of the Resurrection in North Ely, and being a leader and member of the Labour group on South Glamorgan County Council."
"Jack led South Glamorgan County Council during a time of great change and transformation for Cardiff.
Glamorgan County Council minutes noted: "The Military Authorities having now further depleted the Police Force beyond the 250 which the Committee deemed indispensable for their general duties (which are very heavily increased), the attention of the Chief Constable was called to the resolution of the March 1917 meeting of the Committee as to the Police not undertaking voluntary work for the Military Authorities, which they expect will be carried out."
SCHEDULES Schedule 1 - Revocation West Glamorgan County Council (Various Streets, Neath and Port Talbot) (Prohibition of Waiting) and (Residents Parking Order 1995 is hereby revoked only in so far as it relates to the lengths and sides of roads set out in Schedule 2.
Further to the above, I understand the finances of the CCVGMS to be as follows: | Total Music Service budget PS1,808,000; | current schools' and parents' contribution PS1,364,000; | Cardiff county PS151,000 - 11.07%; | Music Development Fund PS173,000 - 12.68%; | Vale of Glamorgan County Council PS120,000 - 8.80%; | Total council contribution PS444,000 - 32.55%.
It reminded me of visiting the old Glamorgan County Council building in Cathays Park some years ago.
IN 1981, I was one of two or three people who went cap in hand to the then Director of Environment for South Glamorgan County Council, Ewart Parkinson, to get council help in setting up Cardiff Shopmobility.
When I was young they were part of the mighty Glamorgan County Council. Perhaps it was too mighty, certainly in a Welsh context, and in 1974 it was divided.
Howard became a leader of South Glamorgan County Council in later years and chairman of the police authority, I believe.
He qualified as a solicitor in 1960 and pursued a public service career in local government for more than 40 years, serving in Carmarthen, Llanelli, Port Talbot, Swansea and Cardiff where, for the last 15 years of his local government career, he was chief executive of Mid Glamorgan County Council.
* BEATBOX Bars withdrew its application for permission to open the former Glamorgan County Council Social Club on Westgate Street as a caf bar and restaurant until 2.30am, seven days a week.
The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Derrick Morgan: "It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Michael Boyce, who was held in such high regard for his exemplary services to Cardiff as a former South Glamorgan County Council chief executive.