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Classification of geographical areas referred to in OJEU notices:
UK/United Kingdom: England, Scotland Wales and Northern Ireland.
Administrative Regions of the United Kingdom/UK: All Local Government administered regions of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Regions in England: Reference may be made to the 9 highest tier of Regions:- East Midlands, West Midlands; East of England; South East; South West; North West; North East; Yorkshire & Humber; London, or to individual administering Councils. Click here for more information
Northern Ireland: Administered across 26 Districts of Northern Ireland: Click here for more information
Scotland: Administered across 32 Council areas: Click here for more information
Wales: Administered across 22 Council areas: Click here for more information
ESPO Member Authorities: Click here for more information
Pro 5 Member & Associate Member Authorities: Click here for more information
NUTS CODES: The European Journal template requires selection of a NUTS code (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) in an OJEU Notice, but regrettably, will not allow selection of more than one. Thus, where a notice refers to delivery/use in more than one specific region, but not throughout the UK, a NUTS code will be selected that best reflects the region of greatest use. Where a notice refers to delivery/use within more than one specific region and also throughout the UK, the NUTS code for 'UK' will be selected.
Classification of user organisations referred to in OJEU notices
Local Authority Councils: County, Unitary, District, Borough, and Metropolitan Councils (Parish and Community Councils are also permissible users) - please refer to the links in the relevant Sections above entitled: Regions in England; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Wales.
Educational Establishments: Nursery School, Primary School, Middle or High School, Secondary School, Academy, Special School, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), Further Education College, University.
Police, Fire & Rescue & Maritime & Coastguard Agency Emergency Services:
NHS Bodies, the HSC (Northern Ireland) and Ambulance Services:
Central Government Departments & their Agencies:
http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/publications/re-reference-tables.html?edition=tcm%3A77-336664 (choose: Public Sector classification spreadsheet)
Registered Social Landlords:Government-funded, not-for-profit organisations that provide affordable housing. They include housing associations, trusts and cooperatives.
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