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The Local Government Act of 1858: The Named Suburbs

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Local Government Act of 1858 by suburbs of Huddersfield. Moldgreen was the first locality in the Huddersfield area to adopt the Local Government Act. It was ... More


‘Modernising’ the system 1951–79

J. A. Chandler

in Explaining Local Government: Local Government in Britain since 1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067068
eISBN:
9781781701355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067068.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The incoming Conservative Government of 1951 had no developed plans for reforming local government. The Butskillist common ground between the Conservative Party and the Labour Party encompassed a ... More


‘This Complete and Excellent Act’, The Isle of Wight, The Huddersfield District, and The Local Government Act

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Local Government Act of 1858. It was a versatile piece of legislation, which could be adopted by any representative council, or body of commissioners, and places which ... More


Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Colin Copus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is the result of national research conducted amongst England's directly elected mayors and the councillors that serve alongside them. It assesses the impact on local politics of this new ... More


In Defence of Councillors

Colin Copus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The book explores the changing nature of the roles powers, tasks, functions, expectations and challenges of the office of councillor and those that are elected to that office. Based on detailed and ... More


1866–1875: Central and Local Government

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the ways in which parliament handled the problems of central-local government relations in the middle of the 19th century. One general principle which does seem to have been ... More


Outline

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the various methods employed by the localities and centre of the Isle of Wight to deal with problems of town improvement and public health. Four towns — Newport, West Cowes, ... More


Compromise and confusion: the ad hoc local governments of mid-Victorian Britain

J. A. Chandler

in Explaining Local Government: Local Government in Britain since 1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067068
eISBN:
9781781701355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067068.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Pressures to restructure local government in Britain, it may be argued, arise from the concern of practically minded national and local politicians and administrators to adapt its many institutions ... More


Charter Impact: Influencing Local Self-Government in Europe

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

An important question in relation to the European Charter of Local Self-Government is how to measure the treaty’s actual impact on the law and practice of local government in Europe. This chapter ... More


The Local Government Act of 1858, Adoption by Ratepayers: East Cowes, Sandown, Shanklin

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Local Government Act of 1858 by ratepayers of East Cowes, Sandown, and Shanklin in the Isle of Wight. In East Cowes, the Local Government Act was adopted in ... More


The Local Government Act of 1858, Adoption in Stages: Ventnor, Newport

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Local Government Act of 1858 in Ventnor and Newport in the Isle of Wight. The Ventnor Commissioners picked and chose among the options made available to ... More


The Local Government Act of 1858: the Towns and Villages of the District Round Huddersfield

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Local Government Act of 1858 by towns and villages connected to Huddersfield by trade and business. The annual reports submitted to parliament by the Local ... More


The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Chris Himsworth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The first critical study of the 1985 international treaty that guarantees the status of local self-government (local autonomy). Chris Himsworth analyses the text of the 1985 European Charter of Local ... More


The Public Health Act of 1848 and the Local Government Act of 1858: The Importance of Being Moldgreen

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Public Health Act of 1848 and the Local Government Act of 1858 in Moldgreen. Moldgreen is a suburb of Huddersfield and lay mainly in the township of Dalton. ... More


Integrity issues in local government: the rise and fall of the Standards Board for England

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter examines the case of English local government and the experience of the Standards Board for England. The model chosen was an ambitious one, superficially built on a clear and ... More


The Local Government Act of 1858: The Remaining Suburbs

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Local Government Act of 1858 by the remaining suburbs in Huddersfield. A second group of localities which had not been named in the 1848 Improvement Act ... More


Success and Failure, 1919–1929

Jenifer Hart

in Proportional Representation: Critics of the British Electoral System 1820-1945

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201366
eISBN:
9780191674860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201366.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

While the movement may have experienced setbacks at home during 1918, the movement progressed in various other countries as the British parliament approved Acts that would have applied in local ... More


The constancy of change

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapters sets out the key themes of the book and identifies how the office of councillor and the expectations on councillors is shaped by forces such as Globalisation, Europeanisation, ... More


The Institutions and Procedures of Charter Implementation and Enforcement

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

One of the European Charter of Local Self-Government’s principal distinguishing features is the process of monitoring of state performance under the Charter by the Congress of Local and Regional ... More


The Public Health Act of 1848 and The Local Government Act of 1858: Ryde

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the adoption of the Public Health Act of 1848 and the Local Government Act of 1858 in Ryde. In 1847, when parliament was getting to grips with the problem of town improvement ... More


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