[OSM-talk] England, Wales, Scotland borders

Peter Childs pchilds at bcs.org
Wed Oct 7 14:45:03 BST 2009

2009/10/7 Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com>:
> Peter Childs <pchilds <at> bcs.org> writes:
>>>The regional development agencies have quite big budgets, actually. But I'd
>>>agree that "England" needs to have it's own level.
>>I think admin_level=5 and an update to the wiki might be the best move.
> I might have confused 'regions' with 'regional development agencies'.  The latter
> do not have any real powers but the regions do at least elect MEPs.
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regions_of_England>
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_development_agency>
> So, although for most government purposes there is no layer in between
> English counties (outside London) and Westminster, the regions do just about
> exist for various obscure purposes, so I'd grudgingly accept they should be
> accorded an admin_level.
> --
> Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com>

Hmm In that case should they not have the same Admin Level through out
Europe, so a Electoral Area for an MEP is the same Admin level
throughout Europe...

Or does that make life difficult, for us to organise Euro wide consistency.


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