Council chief claims Vale ‘ideologically different’ to rest of Bucks as referendum timetable announced – Bucks Herald

Council chief claims Vale ‘ideologically different’ to rest of Bucks as referendum timetable announced – Bucks Herald.

The decision to promote a unitary authority for Aylesbury Vale has received mixed responses, particularly with the apparent disconnect between district and county plans. More information here:

AVDC’s announcement:

http://www.aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk/news/2014/dec/exploring-unitary-government-aylesbury-vale/

Bucks CC announcement regarding inter-county collaboration:

http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/news/2014/december/new-tri-county-council-alliance-to-rev-up-local-prosperity/

BBC piece on county council collaboration:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-30486778

County leader’s response to unitary proposal (in a somewhat farcical turn of events, county alignment and district separation plans were announced on the same day):

http://www.bucksherald.co.uk/news/more-news/tett-s-anger-over-surprise-avdc-shake-up-announcement-1-6476773

As an wholly independent project, Bucks Business First commissioned a report on the benefits of a single unitary authority for the county:

http://www.bbf.uk.com/research-and-reports/unitary-authority-research

 

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