16 Cities

A reorganisation plan may not provide that a territorial authority is to be called a city council unless the district of the territorial authority—

(a)

has a population of not less than 50 000 persons; and

(b)

is predominantly urban; and

(c)

is a distinct entity and a major centre of activity.

Schedule 3 clause 16: amended, on 22 October 2019, by section 31 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 54).