Counting the cost of reorganisation

By Heather Jameson | 01 November 2016

If devolution has been the dominant theme for much of the local government sector in 2016, debates over potential local government reorganisation have been a close second.

Under the Eric Pickles era at the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) there was a mythical ‘pearl-handled revolver’ stashed in his drawer, ready to shoot the first person who mentioned restructures.

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