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Constituencies, wards and local councils

Constituencies (a.k.a. parliamentary constituencies): each electing one Member of Parliament (MP) every 5 years to the House of Commons (Parliament). There are 650 constituencies in the UK.Wards (a.k.a. electoral divisions or electoral wards) is the primary unit of English electoral geography for borough and district councils, county councils or city councils. Each ward elects either one or two councillors to be members of the local council. There were 9,456 electoral wards/divisions in the UK and each ward has an average electorate of about 5,500 people, but ward population can vary substantially.Local council is made up of a number of Councillors (Cllr) who meet regularly to make decisions about the direction of the council and the work it does for the community. As elected bodies local councils are responsible to their local community. Attending a council meeting is the best way to find out what they do and how they make decisions. Members of public can attend public council meetin…

The Glasgow Song Lyric

Verse1
Glasgow, my home and my city
Glasgow, may your light ever shine
Whenever I go I think of you,
In my heart you'll always be mine.

Verse2
The fish and the ring in the river
The bell and the bird in the tree
Our city will flourish forever
Saint Mungo's sweet gift to me

Chorus
Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, you are there for me
Glasgow, Glasgow, So I'll be there for you

Verse3
Come rain or come shine we're still smiling
Our pride and our passion to see
With open arms well will welcome
Our city of harmony

 Chorus
Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, you are there for me
Glasgow, Glasgow, So I'll be there for you

Instrumental
Verse4
Hampden and the old firm glory
No matter what sport that you find
When the Commanwealth games come around
Our dear green place will be kind

Chorus
Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, you are there for me
Glasgow, Glasgow, So I'll be there for you
Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, you belong to me
Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, so I belong to you
so I belong to you
so I belo…