Cornwall County Council

Konteth Konsel Kernow
Type
Type
History
Founded1 April 1889
Disbanded1 April 2009
Succeeded byCornwall Council
Meeting place
Lys Kernow
Truro
Cornwall
United Kingdom

Cornwall County Council (Cornish: Konteth Konsel Kernow) was the county council of the non-metropolitan county of Cornwall in south west England. It came into its powers on 1 April 1889[1] and was abolished on 1 April 2009.[2]

History

Cornwall County Council was formed on 1 April 1889.[1] From 1974 the county had six districts: Caradon, Carrick, Kerrier, North Cornwall, Penwith and Restormel (a borough).[3] The Council had its headquarters at Old County Hall in Station Road, Truro until it moved to New County Hall at Treyew Road, also in Truro, in 1966.[4] The County Council and the District Councils were replaced with one unitary authority known as Cornwall Council on 1 April 2009.[5]

Party control

The following table shows party control of the Cornwall County Council, following each election since 1973 until its abolition in 2009:

Year Control
1973 Independent
1977 Independent
1981 Independent
1985 No overall control
1989 No overall control
1993 Liberal Democrats
1997 No overall control
2001 No overall control
2005 Liberal Democrats

Notable members

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Timeline". Into Cornwall. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  2. ^ "The Cornwall (Structural Change) Order 2008" (PDF). Legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Carrick District Council". What do they know?. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  4. ^ "County Hall open day". 28 November 2016. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Cornwall Council becomes the new unitary authority for Cornwall". Celtic Counties. 25 May 2009. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  6. ^ "A Ceremony to unveil a memorial plaque to Joseph Trewavas VC". Archived from the original on 15 February 2008. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  7. ^ ‘BOLITHO, Lt-Col Sir Edward Hoblyn Warren’’, in Who Was Who (London: A. & C. Black, 1920–2008; online edition (subscription site) by Oxford University Press, December 2007. Retrieved 20 April 2012
  8. ^ ‘CAREW POLE, Col. Sir John (Gawen)’, in Who Was Who (London: A. & C. Black, 1920–2008; online edition (subscription site) by Oxford University Press, December 2007. Retrieved 20 April 2012