West Riding County Council

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Not to be confused with West Yorkshire County Council.
West Riding County Council
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Coat of arms
History
Founded 1 April 1889
Disbanded 31 March 1974
Motto
AUDI CONSILIUM
Meeting place
County Hall, Wakefield

West Riding County Council (WRCC) was the county council of the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1 April 1889 to 31 March 1974. The council met at County Hall in Wakefield.

The county council had jurisdiction over the administrative county of the West Riding and therefore did not include the county boroughs of Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, Sheffield and York that were associated with the county for other purposes. The administrative county was reduced when the county boroughs of Rotherham (1902), Barnsley (1913), Dewsbury (1913), Wakefield (1915) and Doncaster (1927) were formed.