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Discussions on creating a unitary authority for the whole of Worcestershire deferred by Bromsgrove Council

Harry Leach 22nd Sep, 2018 Updated: 24th Sep, 2018

A MOTION to discuss the feasibility and benefits of forming a unitary authority for the whole of Worcestershire was put on hold at Wednesday’s Full Council Meeting.

The motion was put forward by independent district councillor Charlie Hotham.

He said: “As local councils come under more and more financial pressure all possible savings must be considered.

“Across the country some two-tier council areas are actively forming unitary authorities which they believe will bring very considerable cost savings.”

Bromsgrove District Council chairman Coun Caroline Spencer said there was not enough time left to discuss something that ‘needed careful consideration and long discussions’ and deferred it to the next full council meeting.

Coun Steve Colella said afterwards he was disappointed, claiming it had already been delayed for two months.

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