Cumbria drops legal challenge to reorganisation

By Dan Peters | 28 February 2022

Cumbria CC has decided to drop its legal challenge after losing its second High Court bid for a judicial review of local government reorganisation.

Last week, after an oral hearing in the High Court, the Honourable Mr Justice Fordham refused Cumbria's application for permission to apply for a judicial review of the Government’s decision to create two unitary authorities in the county.

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