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local authority

Brit and NZ the governing body of a county, district, etc.
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The Government has been derelict in its duty to local authorities by failing to set out a funding settlement that addresses immediate service pressures or plan for future challenges.
Mushelenga made the call during President Hage Geingob's Town Hall Meeting held at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region on Monday in his response to the claims that some local authorities are grabbing traditionally-occupied land and sell it to rich people before compensating previous owners.
One of the problems facing the local authorities is that their power is limited.
However, the assistant minister explained that when the Constituency Community Projects (CCP) started, all local authorities were issued with guidelines for the programme, including procurement procedures.
Local authorities are at the heart of the story of museums in the UK, playing a major role as funders of many of the country's most prominent museums, from the Kelvingrove in Glasgow to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter and hundreds in between.
CASH-STRAPPED local authorities are set to become the latest victim in the demise of Debenhams, as the embattled retailer embarks on a turnaround plan that includes a controversial move to cut business rate bills that it owes.
1 / 3 Dhalie's local authorities appreciated KSRelief's efforts and its swift response to the urgent humanitarian appeals.
It aims to ensure local authorities are one of the main foundations of the democratic system and that the right of citizens to participate in the management of public affairs is a recognised democratic principle.
LONDON: The EBA published an updated list of regional governments and local authorities that may be treated as central governments for the calculation of capital requirements.
WALES' homelessness crisis is not being properly tackled by local authorities who are simply "managing" a crisis - rather than addressing it at its roots, the auditor general is warning today.
Research by Release, a drugs and drugs law charity, reveals that most of England's local authorities are failing to provide Naloxene, a safe and cheap overdose reversal drug to those who need it.

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