Definition of 'local government'
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Ministers of any government have no intention of relinquishing control over local government spending. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The issue of passing taxation from central to local government is not new. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has fought a lacklustre campaign for the most powerful job in British local government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will disperse power in public services to local government, neighbourhoods and individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The bottom line is: do you want to make local government work? Times, Sunday Times (2014)LOCAL government spends much of its time begging central government for things like money and power. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Better local government provides important political accountability but it's not the site of popular power in public services. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The tribal chiefs have decided to set up a new local government to run the city and have appointed a new mayor and police chief. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What has helped to expose waste in the public sector has been the coalition's insistence that central and local government publish detailed spending data online. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Please - these people work in local government; they spend their whole lives making themselves feel important. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Ministers want 280 more fulltime politicians backed by 1,700 support staff for a new tier of local government. The Sun (2009) New data on local government across Europe shows devolved power to be in quite robust health - with exceptions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Others include citizens' juries and open budget processes, whereby citizens exercise some control over the annual spending priorities of local governments. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Central and local government are spending 1.2 billion a year trying to tackle directly problem drug use through a mixture of law enforcement, treatment and education. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'local government'
British English: local government NOUN
Local government is the system of electing people to be responsible for a particular area.
...careers in local government.
- American English: local government
- Brazilian Portuguese: administração municipal
- Chinese: 地方政府
- European Spanish: gobierno municipal
- French: administration locale
- German: Kommunalverwaltung
- Italian: amministrazione locale
- Japanese: 地方政治
- Korean: 지방 자치
- European Portuguese: administração municipal
- Spanish: gobierno municipal
Definition of local government from the Collins English Dictionary
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