Boundary Committee to press ahead with review after court rulings

THE Boundary Committee is to press ahead with its review of local government in Devon after the High Court and Court of Appeal upheld the process.

THE Boundary Committee is to press ahead with its review of local government in Devon after the High Court and Court of Appeal upheld the process.

A statement from the Boundary Committee, issued this morning (Wednesday), said: "We're pleased that both the High Court and the Court of

Appeal have upheld our process and allowed it to

continue. Our focus now must be on moving as swiftly as


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possible for the benefit of residents in Devon, Norfolk

and Suffolk. These are important issues for people in the

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three counties to think about, and we're keen to hear

their views on our further draft proposals which we

published last week.

"Where we have needed to, we have adapted our process to

ensure we have complied with judgments from the courts.

That's why we published further draft proposals last

week. We'll also be publishing on our website a simple

summary of the financial analysis carried out by our

independent financial consultants. This will make it

easier for everyone to understand the financial

implications of different proposals.

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