Definitions for "Local authority"
Your local borough or county council
An entity to which TDMHMR delegates its authority and responsibility within a specified region for planning, policy development, coordination, and resource development and allocation, and for supervising and ensuring the provision of services.
The local council or county council. Follow this link for information about local government structure in Cornwall.
Publicly elected and accountable body which has a range of statutory powers and responsibilities to obtain or provide particular services.