EXCLUSIVE: The Bucks stops here

By Heather Jameson and Dan Peters | 22 November 2018

Local government secretary James Brokenshire will only invite new unitary proposals in the case of another Northamptonshire CC-type collapse, The MJ understands.

The new policy effectively slams shut any chance of a repeat of the Buckinghamshire reorganisation earlier this month, where the Government backed a single county unitary in the face of massive opposition from the districts.

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