List of local governments in the United Kingdom


This is a list of articles relating to local government in the United Kingdom and does not include specific entities or authorities:

By country


EnglandLocal governmentHistorySubdivisions
ScotlandLocal governmentHistorySubdivisions
WalesLocal governmentHistory
Northern IrelandLocal government

Current sub-divisions


CountryLieutenancyRegionalUpper tierLower tierParish
United KingdomLieutenancy areasCounties
EnglandCeremonial countiesRegionsCounties:
Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties
Shire county
Metropolitan county
Unitary authority
Districts:
London borough
Metropolitan borough
Non-metropolitan district
Civil parish
ScotlandLieutenancy areasCouncil areasCommunity council
WalesPreserved countiesPrincipal areasCommunity council
Northern IrelandCountiesDistricts


Lists


Type UK
parts
England
c. counties
England
districts
England
n-m counties
Wales
princ. areas
general list
by area list list list list list
by population list list list list list
by population density list list


Historical


Country1890s–1970s1970s–1990s
Upper tierLower tierUpper tierLower tier
EnglandAdministrative counties
and County boroughs
Metropolitan borough
Municipal borough
Urban district
Rural district
CountiesDistricts
WalesAdministrative counties
and County boroughs
CountiesDistricts
Ireland / Northern IrelandCounties
and County boroughs
Districts
ScotlandCounties
and Counties of cities
large burghs
and small burghs
RegionsDistricts


Legislation, reports and papers


See also


References


  1. Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS)