Chris Black writes:
The boundary commission has announced proposals for changing local government in Norfolk and Suffolk.
They are offering several variations , but all of them involve ending the “County and District” system and replacing unitary councils. And these would be BIG unitaries – up to the size of existing councils.
(Parish councils would continue unaffected).
It seems that central government can’t stop tinkering – or sometimes mauling – existing local government arrangements. And in nearly every case they go for the “bigger is better, let’s cut down on local representation” option.
One Lib Dem blogger writes about it here.
Let’s see if they start on Essex next…