Stronger Somerset’s virtual sessions to build a new model for Adult and Children's Services in the county
With the Government pressing ahead with its call for major change in the way public services are provided in Somerset, experts from across the region are coming together to help create a new way of delivering excellent, affordable and sustainable care for everyone.
Poll reveals that twice as many residents would back Stronger Somerset than One Somerset as districts’ plan for a better future is finalised
More Somerset residents would back Stronger Somerset as the right solution for a better future than Somerset County Council’s vision for a single council according to the early results from an independent poll.
VIDEO: Cllr Val Keitch on why she backs Stronger Somerset
The Government will soon make a decision on how council services are delivered in Somerset which will have a significant impact for decades for every resident. Cllr Val Keitch is one of four council Leaders in Somerset supporting Stronger Somerset.
Experts argue plans for a single council for Somerset will “damage democracy” and pan report which is based on a series of misconceptions
A partisan report which was released to suggest that the creation of old-fashioned single unitary authorities in counties like Somerset was the “best way forward” has been pulled apart by local government experts.