Let us shut down this council as quickly as possible.

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.