Definition of local government in English:

local government

Syllabification: lo·cal gov·ern·ment


The administration of a particular town, county, or district, with representatives elected by those who live there.
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  • New Labour set up executive mayors to make local government even less accountable.
  • This group will consult with a range of Governments, local governments, and community interests.
  • These hold to account the executive councillors in the new form of cabinet local government.

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