Public Service Reform news
First meeting of North Northants Joint Committee has taken place
The inaugural meeting took place on 24 June 2019
North Northamptonshire Joint Committee to hold first meeting
The North Northamptonshire Joint Committee, which will pave the way for the shadow authority to deliver the new unitary council for the north, will hold its first meeting on Monday, 24 June.
Unitary programme re-designed to include transformation of services
The vision for the new unitaries has also been set out in a prospectus for change
Government says yes to two unitary councils for Northamptonshire
Two brand new unitary councils will be established in Northamptonshire on 1st April 2021 (Vesting Day), the Government confirmed today.
Councils propose arrangements in preparation for transition to new unitary authorities
Proposals for how two new unitary authorities in Northamptonshire could be established have been decided by the current eight councils.
Unitary authority workshops explore reform in Northamptonshire
Over 100 councillors, senior officers and key stakeholders in the county gathered for two workshops at the end of January to discuss what is important to local communities and organisations in shaping
Seminars offer fresh insight into unitary councils
County, district and borough councillors from across Northamptonshire joined up recently for a valuable insight into the process of creating new unitary authorities.
Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government launches consultation on unitary proposal and announces postponement of elections
Consultation by the Secretary of State (SoS) over plans to restructure local government in Northamptonshire which could include two unitary authorities has started today.
Local government reform proposal agreed by majority of Northamptonshire councils
A proposal for local government reform in Northamptonshire has been agreed by seven out of eight councils in the county.
Proposals for Future of Northamptonshire now online
The proposed local government reform submission papers are now available.
Consultation on the design of future local government in Northants closes in 4 days
There’s only 4 days to go to have your say on the design of local government in Northamptonshire.
Reminder to have your say on the design of future local government in Northants
Residents, businesses and other stakeholders in the county are reminded to have their say as consultation on a re-structure of local government in Northamptonshire continues until 22nd July 2018.
Important consultation on the future of local government
Have your say to help us design the future of local government
Consultation on proposed changes to councils in Northamptonshire will now start on Monday, 18 June 2018
The formal consultation will run from 18 June until 22 July 2018.
Have your say on changes to councils in Northamptonshire
Residents, businesses and other stakeholders in Northamptonshire are invited to have their say on a re-structure of local government in the county.
Leaders of the districts and borough councils across Northamptonshire stress that residents need to be at the heart of any discussions
Latest reaction to Inspector's report