Government letter to kickstart unitary bid

Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 17:30

The Government will be asked to invite Leicestershire to put forward unitary plans, under new proposals published today (Wednesday).

The move would see Leicestershire County Council leader, Nick Rushton,... Read More »

Blueprint sets out vision for local government in Leicestershire

Posted: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:06

A detailed road map setting out the benefits of re-shaping local government in Leicestershire has been published.

The draft, 100-page blueprint compares different options and concludes that one, single... Read More »

Scrutiny commission hear from experts on unitary proposals

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:16

The council's scrutiny commission has been meeting to consider the proposals for developing a unitary local government structure in Leicestershire.

A number of expert witnesses were invited to address the... Read More »

Views to be sought on unitary options

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:45

"Now is the time to consider change," says the County Council leader ahead of seeking views from a wide range of stakeholders on shaking up local government across Leicestershire.

A paper setting out drivers... Read More »

Views to be sought on unitary options

Unitary report sets out case for change

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:00

A new report sets out drivers and options for re-shaping local government in Leicestershire.

The paper, published on 5 October by Leicestershire County Council, outlines the financial challenges facing... Read More »

Unitary report sets out case for change

Right time to start ‘new council’ conversation

Posted: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:00

"The time has come to explore having a new council for Leicestershire," County Council Leader Nick Rushton has announced.

The news follows discussions with the council leaders in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire... Read More »