abolition of the GLC

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  • Morrell led Labour into the campaign, and with London hostile to the abolition of the GLC, Labour won an easy victory.
  • The abolition of the GLC in 1986 also meant something had to be done to provide for future elections to the ILEA.
  • Following the abolition of the GLC, there was a direct election to the Inner London Education Authority in 1986.
  • His close connections with the Conservative Party were regarded with cynicism by opponents of the abolition of the GLC, which had been controlled by a left-wing Labour administration in its last five years.
  • The abolition of the GLC in 1986 was a significant event for London and for LTB.
  • The events took place against a background of massive unemployment, a miners' strike lasting a year and Thatcher's developing plans for the abolition of the GLC itself.
  • The abolition of the GLC led to an attempt to abolish the ILEA and devolve its powers to the inner London boroughs.
  • With the abolition of the GLC in 1986 ownership of the building was transferred to the London Residuary Body.
  • Ownership then passed from the Greater London Council to the Borough of Greenwich on abolition of the GLC in 1986.
  • During the 1980s, Bowness was said to have been one of Margaret Thatcher's favourite Council leaders, and took part in the abolition of the GLC.
  • After the abolition of the GLC in 1996, Taylor was appointed by Her Majesty the Queen as High Sheriff of Greater London for one year.
  • Following the abolition of the GLC in 1986, Taylor was called upon by Thatcher, Prime Minister, to assist with the emerging problem of rising youth unemployment.
  • As part of their campaign against abolition of the GLC, Ken Livingstone and three colleagues resigned their seats in August 1984 to force byelections at which they would invite the electorate to express their opinion.
  • On the abolition of the GLC in 1986, responsibility for the Survey was transferred to the RCHME.
  • The park was maintained by the LCC and later the GLC, but with the abolition of the GLC in 1986 control of the park was given to the London Borough of Bromley, so the park is now entirely within the London Borough of Bromley.
  • After the demise of the LCC in 1965, the estate was owned and managed by the Greater London Council (GLC), until 1985, when it transferred to LBTH just prior to the abolition of the GLC.