Baroness Scott of Bybrook (Con) is leader of Wiltshire Council
Instead of inaccurate scaremongering, stakeholders in Buckinghamshire should be getting round the table to devise a sensible implementation plan for a new unitary authority, writes Wiltshire’s leader
Over a decade ago, Wiltshire was faced with a conundrum: continue with two-tier local government or begin a transformational process which addressed the failings of the current system.
Restructuring at Wiltshire Council saved £68m over four years and improved accountability
Baroness Scott (Con) and Maggie Rae say some of the associated duties are onerous
Radical investment to deliver savingsSubscription
Wilshire Council’s leader reflects three years after the council became a unitary authority and the challenges they needed to overcome
Steering board to drive legacy benefitSubscription
Wiltshire Council’s leader discusses the Olympic hangover and the challenges of creating a legacy
Going without a chief executiveSubscription
Not having a chief executive was untested, but it has proved to be the right one for Wiltshire, says council leader Jane Scott
Celebration brings economic benefitsSubscription
Why we must embrace 2012’s celebrations..
Local priorities to guide investmentSubscription
How do you deliver a budget that makes a difference? In these unprecedented times when all public sector organisations face tough challenges and even tougher choices, Wiltshire Council has remained focused on delivering what’s best for the people of Wiltshire.