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East Suffolk council merger gets parliamentary backing

Plans to create a new ‘super district’ council for East Suffolk have been backed by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Both Houses have approved the legal creation of the new authority, which would see the merger of Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Council. Read more…

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Two councils vote in favour of merger

Two Somerset councils have backed plans to dissolve both existing councils and create a single new one. Taunton Deane Borough and West Somerset Councils have agreed to start the legal process of creating one new council in a bid to save £3.1m a year.

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