Reorganisation in Somerset would 'cut waste and save money'

By Ann McGauran | 08 January 2020

A single, unitary authority for Somerset would deliver a predicted saving of £35-£47m, according to research released today.

Commissioned by four district councils and Somerset CC, the report by external consultants the Ignite Consortia said a second model involving the councils working closely together would deliver predicted savings of £10m-£32m.

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