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£126k bill for ‘super council’ plan that threatened future of Gedling Borough Council

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A plan to create a new ‘super council’ for Nottinghamshire cost £126,000 before it was shelved last year. One council leader described it as a ‘total waste of council money’, after a Freedom of Information request revealed £126,137 was spent on outside contractors to put the scheme together. The real cost is likely to be ‘many thousands more’, because top-level officers at Nottinghamshire County Council were heavily involved in drawing up the plan, which was opposed by many district and borough councils. The controversial scheme, proposed by the Conservative-run Nottinghamshire County Council , involved dissolving borough councils, district councils, and the county council itself. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These would then have been

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