Kyle and Carrick

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Coordinates: 55°25′34″N 4°36′11″W / 55.426°N 4.603°W / 55.426; -4.603

Kyle and Carrick
Kyle and Carrick.svg
Kyle and Carrick District within Scotland
 • Created1975
 • Abolished1996
 • Succeeded bySouth Ayrshire
GovernmentKyle and Carrick District Council

Kyle and Carrick (A' Chùil agus a' Charraig in Scottish Gaelic) was one of nineteen local government districts in the Strathclyde region of Scotland from 1975 to 1996.

The district was formed by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 from part of the former county of Ayrshire, namely:

The district council's headquarters were in Ayr.

The district was abolished in 1996 by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 which replaced regions and districts with unitary council areas. South Ayrshire council area was formed with identical boundaries to Kyle and Carrick District with the transfer of the Dalmellington district to the newly established East Ayrshire council area.

Electoral history[edit]

Election Control Administration
1974 Conservative Conservative
1977 Conservative Conservative
1980 Labour Labour
1984 Conservative Conservative
1988 Labour Labour
1992 Conservative Conservative

See also[edit]