Elected Local Government

  • Gerry Stoker
Part of the Public Policy and Politics book series (PPP)


This chapter introduces elected local government. The discussion is divided into five main parts which examine in turn elected local government’s institutions, its political representatives, their political organisation, the nature of local parties, and electoral accountability. It closes with a brief comment on the role of parish and community councils.


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© Gerard Stoker 1991

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