9781412922661

Local Authority Directory 2006

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-04-10
  • Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
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Summary

SocietyGuardian Local Authority Directory 2006 provides a comprehensive guide to regional and national government within the UK. As well as listing local authorities, key government bodies and postholders and public services, the Directory provides an overview of the structure and functions of local government and highlights examples of change and innovation. The Directory lists all 468 local authorities in the UK and each entry includes: Full contact details Names of chief officers Political control Constituencies and MPs The Directory also provides comparative information showing population sizes and council tax by authority making this an invaluable resource for anyone working with or in local government.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Phil Woolas MP 5(2)
Minister of State for Local Government
Introduction by David Brindle 7(2)
Public Services Editor, The Guardian
Chapter 1 Local Government Structure and Functions 9(6)
Functions Chart for all Local Authorities in the UK
14(1)
Chapter 2 The Local Government Political Scene and Changes to the Political Framework 15(6)
Chapter 3 Change and Innovation in Local Government 21(20)
3.1 The Local Government Change Agenda
23(5)
3.2 Local Authority Innovation
28(13)
3.2:1 An elected Mayor's agenda for change
28(2)
3.2:2 The development of local area agreements
30(2)
3.2:3 Supporting new business
32(2)
3.2:4 Promoting healthy communities
34(2)
3.2:5 Integrating children and young people's services
36(2)
3.2:6 Asset management
38(3)
Chapter 4 The National and European Political Scene 41(18)
4.1 The Cabinet
43(1)
4.2 The Government Team
44(3)
4.3 The Scottish Parliament
47(4)
4.4 The National Assembly for Wales
51(2)
4.5 The Northern Ireland Assembly
53(3)
4.6 UK Members of the European Parliament
56(3)
Note: MPs are shown in individual entries in the A to Z in Chapter Six
Chapter 5 General Local Authority and Public Services Information 59(38)
5.1 Local Authorities in order of Population
61(6)
5.2 Council Tax figures
67(6)
5.3 Regional Development Agencies
73(2)
5.4 Beacon Councils
75(2)
5.5 Government Offices for the Regions
77(2)
5.6 Police and Fire Authorities, National Parks and Passenger Transport Executives
79(10)
5.7 Comprehensive Performance Assessment tables
89(6)
5.8 The Guardian Public Services Awards 2005
95(2)
Chapter 6 A to Z of Local Authorities 97

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