Government brushes off reorganisation challenge

By Paul Marinko | 20 September 2021

The Government is believed to have brushed off a legal challenge from Cumbria CC to reorganisation plans for the county.

Cumbria launched the challenge to former local government secretary Robert Jenrick’s plans to create two unitary authorities for the county, branding the proposal to scrap two-tier local government ‘unlawful’.

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