Ceremonial County

Some articles on county, ceremonial county:

Economy Of Shropshire
... Salop abbreviated, in print only, Shrops) is a county in the West Midlands region of England ... was created on 1 April 2009, taking over from the previous county council and 5 district councils, and covers most of the county ... since 1998 but continues to be included in the ceremonial county ...
Ceremonial Counties Of England - History
... one some counties corporate were appointed separate Lieutenants from the larger county (often the posts would be held jointly), and the three Ridings of Yorkshire ... The Local Government Act 1888 set up county councils to take over the administrative functions of Quarter Sessions in the counties ... It created new entities called "administrative counties" that constituted all the county apart from the county boroughs also some traditional subdivisions of counties were constituted ...
County Durham - Politics - Local Government
... The ceremonial county of Durham is administered by four unitary authorities ... The ceremonial county has no administrative function, but remains the area to which a Lord-Lieutenant and High Sheriff are appointed ... County Durham (governed by Durham County Council) ...
North Yorkshire - Divisions and Environs
... The area under the control of the county council, or shire county, is divided into a number of local government districts they are Craven, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough and Selby ... did consider reorganising North Yorkshire County Council's administrative structure by abolishing the seven district councils and the county council to create a North Yorkshire unitary authority ... This was rejected on 25 July 2007 so the County Council and District Council structure will remain ...

Famous quotes containing the words county and/or ceremonial:

    A horse, a buggy and several sets of harness, valued in all at about $250, were stolen last night from the stable of Howard Quinlan, near Kingsville. The county police are at work on the case, but so far no trace of either thieves or booty has been found.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    Jargon is part ceremonial robe, part false beard.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)