High Court dismisses legal challenge to local government reorganisation in Dorset

7 Aug 2018

Local Government Lawyer: A High Court judge has rejected a legal challenge brought by Christchurch Borough Council over local government reorganisation in Dorset. Under the proposals, backed by former Communities Secretary Sajid Javid, Christchurch is due to become part of a new unitary through a merger with Bournemouth and Poole councils.