Wednesday, 16 May 2007
Who Would Be On A Unitary Authority?
In order to revive the regional assembly proposal already rejected in a referendum, the demented notion that Northumberland and Durham County Councils should become unitary authorities has been revived. Well, given that a council's employees rightly cannot seek election to that same council, who would actually be eligible to serve on a unitary Durham County Council? Have the London decision-makers considering this proposal ever been to County Durham?