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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 countryEdit

Current sub-divisionsEdit



Country 1890s–1970s 1970s–1990s
Upper tier Lower tier Upper tier Lower tier
England Administrative counties
and County boroughs
Metropolitan borough
Municipal borough
Urban district
Rural district
Counties Districts
Wales Administrative counties
and County boroughs
Counties Districts
Ireland / Northern Ireland Counties
and County boroughs
Scotland Counties
and Counties of cities
large burghs
and small burghs
Regions Districts

Legislation, reports and papersEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS)

External linksEdit