Single unitary council for Devon?

PUBLISHED: 17:17 09 July 2008 | UPDATED: 10:50 17 June 2010

Devon County Council has welcomed the Boundary Committee decision that a single unitary council for Devon is the preferred option to go forward for consultation as part of its ongoing review into the feasibility of creating a unitary local government structure in the county.

Devon County Council has welcomed the Boundary Committee decision that a single unitary council for Devon is the preferred option to go forward for consultation as part of its ongoing review into the feasibility of creating a unitary local government structure in the county.

Councillor Sara Randall Johnson, Leader of East Devon District Council, was sharply critical of the Boundary Committee's recommended solution to local government in Devon - which suggests a single unitary council for all of Devon, apart from Plymouth and Torbay.

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