Leaked White Paper reveals reorganisation master plan

09 December 2021

A leaked version of the Levelling Up White Paper has revealed plans to scrap two-tier local government in England.

The delayed paper, seen by The Independent, lays out plans for devolution to directly elected leaders, across a defined economic geography, as expected. But it also argues for a simpler local government structure, reorganising all councils into a unitary structure.

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