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The governing body of London from 1965 until 1986.

Occupied a much larger area than the London County Council.

Leaders of the GLCEdit

  • Bill Fiske (11 April 1964 - 14 April 1967)
  • Desmond Plummer (14 April 1967 - 13 April 1973)
  • Sir Reg Goodwin (13 April 1973 - 6 May 1977)
  • Sir Horace Cutler (6 May 1977 - 8 May 1981)
  • Ken Livingstone (8 May 1981 - 2 August 1984)
  • John Wilson (2 August 1984 - 21 September 1984)
  • Ken Livingstone (21 September 1984 - 31 March 1986)


Preceded by: London County Council.

Succeeded by: London Residuary Body

See also: Inner London Education Authority - which took over the educational functions of the former LCC.

Sources of informationEdit

An electoral history here [1].

Wikipedia page here [2].

The GLC story page is [3].

A March 2016 BBC article 'The Rise and fall of the GLC' is here [4].

Details of the archives at the London Metropolitan Archives here [5].

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