Arts Council of Great Britain: records, 1928-1997

Series description

Series title: Policy and Planning Unit: Local Government Reviews, 1991-1995
Reference: ACGB/110
Extent: 1m 50cm


In April 1991, the government formally began consultation on the future structure of local government in the English Shires. In July 1992, the Local Government Commission was set up to undertake the review of structures on a county by county basis.

Scope and content

This series consists of the Arts Council's files relating to the Local Government Reviews. These files contain papers and publications relating to the Commission's findings. There is also some correspondence with the local authorities involved in the reviews. The files belonged to Andy Feist, Senior Policy Analyst in the Arts Council's Policy and Planning Unit.

The files are arranged by shire or district. When ordering items please highlight the area you wish to research. There are also two transfer cases which contain general files relating to the reviews.

There is no list of individual files in this series currently available.


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Restrictions on access

Because this series is uncatalogued, access is restricted under section 22 (information intended for future publication) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. For more information, please write by e-mail to or by post to Victoria and Albert Museum Archives (ref. ACGB), Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road, London W14 0QX.