Discussions to merge councils


A radical move to merge three councils in a ground breaking union to save £6 million are to be discussed.

A business case outlining how North Dorset District Council, West Dorset District Council and Weymouth and Portland Borough Council could work together will be considered by councillors in a series of meetings...

The creation of a tri-partnership would see a single work-force serving all three authorities. Office accommodation and ICT systems would be 'streamlined and shared to increase efficiency.'..


Read the full article in the Dorset Echo. 

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