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North Uist District Committee

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North Uist District Committee

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The Local Government Act 1889 established District Committees to fulfil the responsibilities of County Council at a local level. North Uist District Committee therefore administered certain roles on behalf of Inverness-shire County Council headquartered in Inverness. The District Committee was composed of County Councillors for the district and representatives from the Parish of North Uist. The Committee was governed by the regulations of Inverness-shire Council to which it reported periodically. Their main functions were the administration of Roads & Bridges Acts and Public Health (which included housing). They also dealt with various concerns that fell outwith the remit of the North Uist Parochial Board (later North Uist Parish Council)

The Local Government Act 1929 lead to the abolition of North Uist District Committee and North Uist Parish Council, their powers being transferred to the new North Uist District Council.


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