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Read the latest chapter on our journey as we aim to turn our vision into reality and create a better future for Nottinghamshire.

Retford Marketplace

Public engagement gets underway

21 September 2020

The Council launches its online survey with printed copies to follow in all Nottinghamshire libraries. The engagement seeks to understand the views of people from across the county and how they think local council services could best work in the future.

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Leader of the Council writes to the Secretary of State

16 September 2020

The Leader of the Council writes to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government seeking a formal invitation to submit proposals for unitary local government for Nottinghamshire.

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County Council discusses sending letter to Secretary of State

16 September 2020

The case for reforming the structure of local government has been building. The Council reviews these developments and discusses formally asking the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government to invite Nottinghamshire County Council to submit proposals for unitary local government.

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Ashfield

New independent evidence shows benefits of unitary local government

2020

New independent evidence is published which reveals the huge savings that could be delivered from unitary councils and how it could maximise the benefits of economic growth, particularly when coupled with devolution deals.

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Attenborough

Development of Case for Change paused

December 2018

The development of the Case for Change is paused to allow leaders of the district, borough and county councils more time to consider and discuss the options.

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Newark Marketplace

An Outline Case for Change

2018

An Outline Case for Change proposal is produced for a system of unitary local government and a better future for Nottinghamshire.

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