Leading Derbyshire councillors have dubbed East Midlands the “poor relation” of the UK in terms of investment for roads and schools and say councils need to gang up to stop this.
Yesterday (Tuesday, September 15), members of the Derbyshire County Council cabinet discussed plans which could see a new super council for Derbyshire formed and a larger authority for those across the East Midlands.
The larger authority would involve Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire working as one – as is the case in the West Midlands
The authority is pitching two options to central government, which is poised to publish plans on substantial local government reorganisation in the next few weeks.
Plan number one, the preferred
link source - Derby Telegraph