Councils appeal for reorganisation to cross county lines

By Martin Ford | 27 January 2020

Three councils have cautioned against sticking to ‘arbitrary’ county borders in local government reorganisation.

Leaders of Lancaster City Council, South Lakeland DC and Barrow BC have written a joint letter to local government secretary Robert Jenrick to consider cross-county options in any devolution deal or reorganisation.

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