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Setting up one of two new unitary councils in Dorset could cost at least £400,000, councillors have been warned.
Two unitary councils could be created in Northamptonshire under proposals unveiled.
Christchurch Borough Council has agreed not to continue its legal fight against local government reorganisation in Dorset.
Christchurch BC may launch an appeal after a High Court judge today refused its challenge to local government reorganisation plans.
Christchurch Borough Council has been given permission to take its case against local government reorganisation in Dorset to the High Court.
District councils should be scrapped and 60 unitary counties created instead across England led by directly-elected mayors according to former Cabinet minister Lord Heseltine
The Welsh Government today urged people to contribute to the debate over the green paper, which aims to create larger councils that it says would be stronger.
Dorset council leaders have welcomed Parliament’s decision to create two new unitary councils in the South Western county.
The tight timeframe for reorganising local government across Northamptonshire claimed its first victim this week despite ministers’ decision to extend the consultation period.
New local government secretary James Brokenshire has today announced the two commissioners appointed to help rescue troubled Northamptonshire CC.