Traditional counties – governmental regulations and guidance.

A record of governmental regulations and guidance relating to traditional counties. The legislation and regulations relate to English counties alone; the information from the Office for National Statistics, also coves Wales and Scotland.

FLAG FLYING IN ENGLAND

2012 Plain English guide to flying flags, outlining the revised regulations of 2007 and 2012, which have greatly reduced the restrictions on the raising of flags in England and made it a far easier practice. Includes links to the specific applicable legislation towards the end of the page.

https://britishcountyflags.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/flying_flags_guide.pdf

ENGLISH COUNTY BOUNDARIES

2014 Revised planning rules regarding the marking of county boundaries

https://britishcountyflags.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/2014-revised-planning-rules-regarding-the marking-of-county-boundaries..pdf

PROMOTING ENGLISH COUNTIES

2019 Guidance for English local authorities on promoting England’s traditional counties

https://britishcountyflags.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/historic-counties-guidance-from-ar-19522.pdf

OFFICE OF NATIONAL STATISTICS (ONS)

2016 advice from the Office for National Statistics, on page 13 of the user-guide to its Index of Place Names detailing the continued existence of traditional counties

https://britishcountyflags.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/ipn-user-guide.pdf

Additional information on the subject from the geography blog of the ONS

https//britishcounty flags.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/ ond-the-county.pdf