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Unitary Councils: Buckinghamshire

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 190319, tabled on 12 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent estimate he has made of the savings to be accrued as a result of the establishment of a single unitary district council in Buckinghamshire.

Answered on

20 November 2018

The information to which the Secretary of State had regard when making his decision on the Buckinghamshire proposal for a single unitary council included financial estimates from Buckinghamshire County Council, indicating that savings of some £18 million per year could be made. Information on costs and benefits is available here: