Permanent Committee on Geographical Names

A central government body, also called PCGN

This authority is not subject to FOI law, so is not legally obliged to respond (details).

"The Permanent Committee on Geographical Names (PCGN) is an inter-departmental body which was established in 1919.

Its principal function is to advise the British government on policies and procedures for the proper writing of geographical names for places and features outside the United Kingdom, excluding those of the Antarctic."

The PCGN is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. On their website they say "for further information, or if you have any queries regarding geographical names, please contact us"

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