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BOROUGH. An incorporated town; so called in the charter. It is less than a city. 1 Mann. & Gran. 1; 39 E. C. L. R. 323.

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It is councillors on the Regional Assembly who decide what each area gets and last June the borough council cabinet agreed 10,400 homes by 2026, plus a potential further 3,500 from Coventry."
But in a statement in Parliament, local government minister John Healey said he is satisfied the borough council can "satisfactorily handle" the funding differences caused by the investment collapse.
The total fine imposed was pounds 765 including pounds 250 costs awarded to the borough council.
I would sincerely hope that Rugby Borough Council will reconsider its position in letting the hens stay and I have immediately written to the chief executive officer of Rugby Borough Council, with a copy to the head of the Health and Environmental Department, asking for common-sense to be used together with respect for the birds and their very environmentally-friendly family.
THE Tories are working hard to hold on to Rugby Borough Council in preparation for a battle royal over the new Rugby parliamentary seat.
Their assessment comes just four years after they gave Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council a damning "weak" rating.
Borough council chiefs say her imprisonment sends out a stark warning to others who are cheating the public purse.