Unitary authority set to be rebuffed DISTRICT councils in Cleveland seemed set to reject the idea of a single unitary authority for the county.
What does UA stand for?
UA stands for Unitary Authority (local government area, UK)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
See other definitions of UA
We have 25 other meanings of UA in our Acronym Attic
- Uniform Allowance
- Unintended Acceleration (automobiles)
- Unique Address
- Unique Advantage (staffing)
- Unique Applications
- Unit Administration
- Unit Administrator (military term)
- Unit Area
- Unit of Action
- Unit of Action (US Army)
- United Airlines
- United Arrows (Japan)
- United Artists
- United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada (Union)
- Units of Account (banking)
- Universal Adversary
- Universal Anesthesia
- Universal Architecture
- Universal Assessment
- Universidad de Alicante (Spain)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The last local government reshuffle in 1994 was flawed because it set the population level for unitary authority status at a mere 60,000.
The MP for Crewe and Nantwich insisted "the financial case for a single Cheshire unitary authority is proven".
She said plans to create a single unitary authority covering the county would improve services to residents.
READING Berkshire 10/11 LATEST POPULATION: 232,662 AVERAGE WAGE: pounds 27,721 COUNCIL: Labour minority-controlled unitary authority LANDMARK: Oracle shopping centre, above KNOWN FOR: Reading Festival FAMOUS FACE: Kate Winslet FOOTBALL CLUB: Reading FC MEDWAY Kent 6/1 LATEST POPULATION: 256,700 AVERAGE WAGE: pounds 27,742 COUNCIL: Conservative-held unitary authority LANDMARK: Rochester Castle, above KNOWN FOR: The North Kent Marshes FAMOUS FACE: Charles Dickens.
Generally speaking, the more rural a unitary authority the higher the percentage of local employees.