After 14 weeks of debates and protests county council confirms £65m cutbacks
Chronicle & Echo March 3rd
Speaking in the debate on the Conservative budget cuts Towcester's Lib Dem County Councillor Chris Lofts said
" Let us shut down this council completely and as quickly as possible"
" Let us set up three Northamptonshire Unitaries that have clear responsibilities and maintain local democracy"
" let's finish Project Angel and then sell it to the highest bidder. A unitary structure won't need it" said Chris
Cllr. Chris Lofts
According to The Chronicle and Echo : some believe scrapping Northamptonshire County Council altogether with three unitary authorities to cover all services in the county could save the taxpayer £50 million a year.