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Local Authorities: Place Names

Volume 501: debated on Thursday 26 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what regulations govern the nomenclature of local authorities. (301029)

The Local Government Act 1972 makes provision on the nomenclature of local authorities; an order under the Local Government Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 amends the application of these provisions in the case of certain new unitary councils.