Local authorities in England register

Local authorities in England

First published 21 October 2016

Last updated 29 February 2020 — see all updates

Category: Regional and local government

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About the data

There are 367 records and 6 fields in this register

Preview of 5 records

Local authority engLocal authority typeNameOfficial nameStart dateEnd date
ADUNMDAdurAdur District CouncilNo dataNo data
ALLNMDAllerdaleAllerdale Borough CouncilNo dataNo data
AMBNMDAmber ValleyAmber Valley Borough CouncilNo dataNo data
ARUNMDArunArun District CouncilNo dataNo data
ASHNMDAshfieldAshfield District CouncilNo dataNo data
The 6 fields in this register

Field name

Field description

Local authority eng

The local authority's ISO 3166-2:GB code. Unique codes have been created for local authorities that don't have an existing ISO code.

Local authority type

The unique code for the type of local government organisation. For example, county council.


The commonly-used name of a record.

Official name

The official or technical name of a record.

Start date

The date a record first became relevant to a register.

End date

The date a record stopped being applicable.