Category: Unitary

Bridgwater Town Council:- ‘We Are Devo..”

Leader of Bridgwater Town Council Brian Smedley (Bridgwater Westover) has called for discussion on a position paper for the Unitary Devolution pilot based on his councils’ legacy  ambitions for the demise of Sedgemoor and the creation of a vast new Somerset Unitary. He explains “The old Bridgwater Borough Council is well remembered as the most […]

‘Last Chance to Save Local Democracy’ says Town Council Leader

Bridgwater Town Council recently voted unanimously to support the STRONGER SOMERSET case for Unitary reorganisation in Somerset and with the deadline of April 19th now with us, councillors are urging members of the public to respond to the Government Consultation. Town Council leader Brian Smedley (Labour, Westover) says “The only chance people will get to […]

Bridgwater Town Council Backs ‘Stronger Somerset’

At tonight’s meeting of Bridgwater Town Council, councillors  voted to back the 2-Unitary solution offered by Stronger Somerset and rejected the single county bid fronted by Somerset County Council. Bridgwater Town Council is a Labour run authority with Conservative opposition but all councillors were united in supporting the motion which was proposed by Leader of […]