The central area of London - in effect the area covered by the London County Council.
London Government Act 1963
The inner London boroughs were defined by the London Government Act 1963, (Office of Public Sector Information - [http://www.opsi.gov.uk/RevisedStatutes/Acts/ukpga/1963/cukpga_19630033_en_1 London Government Act 1963 (c.33) (as amended)) and the definition is used for purposes such as the local government finance system.(url=http://www.local.communities.gov.uk/finance/stats/lgfs/2005/lgfs16/h/lgfs16/images/maps/a1f.gif%7Ctitle=Local authority lower tier boundaries - Greater London}}) They correspond to the former area of the County of London. These inner London boroughs are:
- Hammersmith and Fulham
- Kensington and Chelsea
- Tower Hamlets
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