The people of Buckinghamshire are being asked for their views on how the new Buckinghamshire Council, and its councillors, will work with local communities to improve the lives of residents[Read more…] about Residents asked for views on creating a new locally-focused council for Buckinghamshire
The serious talking about services that the new Buckinghamshire Council should be providing for residents continued in earnest at last Thursday’s (July 25) cross-councils debate, held at Aylesbury Vale District Council’s Gateway offices.[Read more…] about Cross-councils debate a valuable addition to new council thinking
Rachael Shimmin has today been announced as the Chief Executive of the new Buckinghamshire Council, the unitary authority which on 1 April 2020 will replace the existing county and district councils.
Rachael will lead a brand new £1bn council, the second largest non-metropolitan unitary in England, providing all of the current county and district councils’ services across the county.[Read more…] about Rachael Shimmin announced as Chief Executive for new Buckinghamshire Council
Get your questions in front of local decision makers
With just over eight months until the new Buckinghamshire Council opens its doors for business, politicians from across the five current councils will be holding a special debate to begin the task of shaping the key priorities for the new authority’s ‘to do’ list.[Read more…] about The future of local services for Bucks residents
The inaugural meeting of the Shadow Authority to create the new Buckinghamshire Council took place on 3 June at Adams Park.
The Shadow Authority brings together all current county and district councillors, meeting for the first time in their role to oversee the creation of a brand new council for the county. It is made up of 236 council seats from across the five existing council, 202 councillors taking into account those who are both county and district councillors.[Read more…] about Momentous first meeting of the Shadow Authority
Today sees the start of a new future for Buckinghamshire councils as the final piece of legislation that seals the deal for a new unitary authority is passed by government.
For the people and businesses of Buckinghamshire, this will mean one, brand new council from April 2020, delivering all local government services. The new council will replace the current five councils – Aylesbury Vale District Council, Buckinghamshire County Council, Chiltern District Council, South Bucks District Council and Wycombe District Council – which will cease to exist on 31 March 2020.[Read more…] about History in the making for Buckinghamshire