Tags: Unitary

Elections May 2021

Local elections are taking place across West Northamptonshire on Thursday 6 May 2021.

They will be held:

  • for the new West Northamptonshire Council
  • for local town and parish councils
  • to elect a Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire

In Hardingstone not enough people stood to push the Parish Council to election (see attached notice).

If you are not already registered to vote, the deadline... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 10:52 by Sally Willis

Tags: Elections, Police, Unitary, West Northamptonshire Council

Help the County Council understand your priorities

As you may be aware, local government in Northamptonshire is going through a period of transformation as it moves towards the creation of two new unitary authorities to replace the current eight councils. In order for this to be a success it is essential that those services currently provided by Northamptonshire County Council are placed on a firmer financial footing to make sure the two new unitary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:36 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton County Council, Unitary

New websites will outline journey to unitary

Two new websites have been launched offering a reliable source of information about the move toward unitary governance in Northamptonshire.

Named 'Future Northants North' and 'Future Northants West' they carry the same core information while outlining the separate processes being followed in the north and west of the county.

These dedicated sites describe the process so far, who is involved, progress... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 11:38 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Unitary

Minister confirms Northamptonshire unitary legislation due to be laid in the autumn

The Minister for Local Government yesterday wrote to the leaders of Northamptonshire Councils confirming that the legislation necessary to establish the two new councils would be in Parliament as soon as practicable this autumn. He also confirmed that it would provide for elections to the new shadow authorities being held in May 2020.

Earlier this year the Government announced that eight existing councils... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 12:39 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Unitary

Help the County Council understand your priorities

As you may be aware, local government in Northamptonshire is going through a period of transformation as it moves towards the creation of two new unitary authorities to replace the current eight councils. In order for this to be a success it is essential that those services currently provided by Northamptonshire County Council are placed on a firmer financial footing to make sure the two new unitary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 12:32 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton County Council, Unitary