The Bay Two Unitary Model - Full Business Case

update by Nick Gamble, 8 April 2021

Map of Cumbria and North Lancashire with The Bay and North Cumbria Unitary Areas Shown
The Bay and North Cumbria Unitary Areas

The full business case for The Bay proposal for a two unitary model for the local government reorganisation of Cumbria. This proposes forming one unitary authority comprising existing councils of Barrow-in-Furness Borough, South Lakes District and Lancaster City and a separate North Cumbria unitary authority with the remaining Cumbrian Councils, including Copeland.

There is a HM Government consultation presently underway but which ends on 19th April. If you wish to have your say, please use the link below and follow the instructions. MWPC have made a submission to local government reorganisation which you can read in the Document Library section of our website


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