Stewartry is a committee area in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Many large Local government councils in the United Kingdom have a system of area committees, with responsibility for services in a particular part of the Dumfries and Galloway ( Gaelic: Dùn Phris agus an Gall-Ghaidhealaibh, d̪̊unˈfɾʲiʃ aɡ̊əs̪ əŋ ɡ̊auɫ̪ɣəɫ̪əv is one of 32 council areas Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
It was formerly (1975-96) one of four local government districts in the Dumfries and Galloway Region of Scotland. Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities consisting of Councillors elected every four years by registered voters in each of the The regions and districts of Scotland were established under the Local Government (Scotland Act 1973 as a two-tier system of Local government in Scotland.
The district was formed by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, and took its name from The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, the original designation of the former county of Kirkcudbrightshire, which covered a slightly larger area. The Local Government (Scotland Act 1973 (1973 c 65 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, that reformed local government in Scotland The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright (kɚˈkuːbriː Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt in Gaelic) or Kirkcudbrightshire (kɚˈkuːbriːʃɚ was formerly a The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright (kɚˈkuːbriː Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt in Gaelic) or Kirkcudbrightshire (kɚˈkuːbriːʃɚ was formerly a
In 1996 the district was abolished, with its area becoming part of the Dumfries and Galloway unitary authority area, with an identical area to the region. See also Independent city A unitary authority is a type of Local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all Local government functions