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Home > News > Cabinets Vote to Investigate Future Relationship

Cabinets Vote to Investigate Future Relationship

Posted by on 16 October 2017 | Comments

On Friday 13 October 2017, simultaneous Meetings of both Babergh’s and Mid Suffolk’s Cabinets voted on the options for exploring Babergh and Mid Suffolk’s future relationship. The Cabinets resolved:

  • That Cabinet provisionally endorses the approach of formally dissolving the two district councils; and creating of a new, larger, District Council;
  • That the Councils utilise Transformation Funding to jointly conduct stakeholder, public and staff engagement during Autumn 2017.
  • Subject to the outcome of that public engagement a draft (DCLG compliant) business case for the dissolution of BMSDC and creation of a new single district council for the area could be considered by each Council.

Work will now commence on designing and delivering a full engagement process, covering the public, staff and all stakeholders.