Written Question on Local Government: Dorset

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Date Title Questioner
5 Mar 2018, 9:08 a.m. Christopher Chope (Conservative - Christchurch) Christopher Chope (Conservative - Christchurch)

Question to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government:

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Written Statement of 26 February 2018 HCWS486 on Local Government Policy, what estimate he has made of the potential savings; and if he will place a copy of the cost-benefit analysis in the Library.

Answered by Rishi Sunak - Chancellor of the Exchequer

The information to which the Secretary of State had regarded when making his decision on the Dorset unitary proposal included financial estimates from the work of independent professional firms indicating that savings of some £28 million per year could be made. Information on costs and benefits is available on www.futuredorset.co.uk.

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