Basildon and Thurrock consider merger

By Martin Ford | 11 February 2021

Proposals have been put forward for the merger of Basildon and Thurrock BCs to form a new unitary authority.

The leaders of the two councils are drawing up a memorandum of understanding committing them to ‘work more closely when proposing future governance arrangements,’ including the option of forming a South West Essex Council.

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