Local and centralized government in Ireland A sketch of the existing systems. by William F. Bailey

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In Northern Ireland this is the only level of local government. In Scotland and Wales this second tier is the only one with broad powers over major local government functions. Both Ireland and the United Kingdom have centralized governments, whose local governments are relatively weak, and with MPs taking on high constituency workloads.

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