Local government reform: key details

The main points of the government’s “Putting People First” local government reform package.

16th October, 2012
Local government reform: key details
The Department of the Environment said this is the most radical reform of local government in one hundred years.

The main points of the government’s “Putting People First” local government reform package:

* All 80 existing town authorities to be replaced by a comprehensive system of municipal governance integrating town and county governance.

* There will be a **reduction in the number of local authorities from 114 to 31 City and County Councils** with integrated areas called ‘Municipal Districts’.

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