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REACTION to Government announcement of unitary authority for Somerset

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Government backs ONE unitary authority for Somerset

By Phil Hill

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    Robert Jenrick announces Government backing for ONE unitary authority to run Somerset's affairs from 2023.
  • It will mean the county and the four district councils will be abolished within two years.
  • The decision is welcomed by Somerset County Council.
  • But the county's four district councils are furious.