Issue details

Local Government Reform - Proposal for Bay Area

To explore Local Government Reform and devolution, including the consideration of the Full Proposal for a new unitary council for the area comprising the three districts of SLDC / Barrow and Lancaster and submission in response to the Government’s invitation to submit proposals for unitary local government in Cumbria. Cabinet will consider those areas of the report which form Key Decisions and make recommendations to Council.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/10/2020

Decision due: 8 Dec 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Leader of the Council

Lead director: Chief Executive

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


Council (8 Dec 2020)

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