Issue details

Exploration of Local Government Reform and Devolution

To explore Local Government Reform and devolution, including the consideration of an Outline Proposal for a new unitary council for the area comprising the three districts of SLDC / Barrow and Lancaster and submission as an initial response to the Government’s invitation to submit proposals for unitary local government in Cumbria.  Council will consider any recommendations from Cabinet and those areas of the report which relate to the Budget and Policy Framework.

Decision type: Policy framework

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/09/2020

Decision due: 5 Nov 2020 by Council

Lead member: Leader of the Council

Lead director: Chief Executive

Contact: David Sykes, Director of Strategy, Innovation and Resources Email:


Cabinet (5 Nov 2020)

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