Sentence Examples

  • The town is under the control of a provost, bailies and council, and, along with Hawick and Selkirk, forms the Hawick (or Border) group of parliamentary burghs.
  • Brechin - which is controlled by a provost, bailies and council - unites with Arbroath, Forfar, Inverbervie and Montrose to return one member to parliament.
  • Perth is under the jurisdiction of a town council, with a lord provost and bailies, and returns one member to parliament.
  • To the same abbey, by which it was conveyed to the bailies and council in 1450, when Kirkcaldy was created a royal burgh.
  • The town is governed by a council, with provost and bailies, and owns the gas and water supplies and the electric lighting.

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