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local authority

Brit and NZ the governing body of a county, district, etc.
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In a stark review of how local authorities are dealing with the problem, Huw Vaughan-Thomas, the Auditor General for Wales, said a long-term view was required by councils.
Among local authorities across England, only 12 take-home naloxone kits were given out for every 100 people using opiates - equivalent to only 12 per cent coverage - in the areas that provide coverage.
We are using our tax varying powers to boost investment in public services, and if local authorities choose to use their powers to increase Council Tax, by up to 3 per cent, they will have an overall real-terms increase in the funds at their disposal, to support local services.
The National Transfer Scheme is a voluntary scheme which means that local authorities which are caring for a disproportionate number of unaccompanied children can transfer children to another council with which has capacity.
The move has raised eyebrows as local authorities are viewed as a bottomless pit, used by political parties throughout the years as vehicles for featherbedding.
CONCERNS have been raised following a decision by Wales' education watchdog to stop inspecting local authorities.
I wrote to the Prime Minister and the reply I received from the Cabinet Office was that it's the local authorities who are given the finances to support kinship carers.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-May 13, 2016-Government moves forward with plans to modernise the governance of lending to local authorities
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 13, 2016-Government moves forward with plans to modernise the governance of lending to local authorities
The LGMA, which provides services to local authorities, said more than [euro]6.
Local authorities would oversee police services, further education, local schools and part of the health service under a Labour Government, Mr Miliband has announced.
IN England and Wales, local authorities have powers to deal with trees on private property which are at the point of causing damage.

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