The Old CWS Buildings, Meadow Lane, Nottingham, NG2 3HQ
tel: 01159 868 883
email:
Nottingham Removal News

Super Council Proposed

The Leaders of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire have agreed to explore a Strategic Alliance that would create a unified voice for the region. Labour group Alan Rhodes says the idea of a ‘super council’ is ‘simply ridiculous.’

This would be a first step in an ambitious journey towards a future devolution deal, discussed by the Leaders of the four county councils, that would help boost the East Midlands’ economy.

In a joint statement, the County Council Leaders of Derbyshire (Councillor Barry Lewis), Leicestershire (Councillor Nick Rushton), Lincolnshire (Councillor Martin Hill) and Nottinghamshire (Councillor Kay Cutts) said:

“We believe that we can achieve much more if we work together, particularly in the areas of connectivity, trade, investment and growth. A recent East Midlands Councils report showed that people in our area get the lowest Government spending on economic development and transport in the country, with rail expenditure in the region at just £91 per person, compared to £746 per person in London. This will remain the case unless we join forces and make our voice heard.

“We want to work together to grow our economy so that we build on our strengths and tackle our challenges. We would work with our LEPs and Chambers, and would be complementary to the Midlands Engine.

“The next stage in the plans will be to have further detailed talks to see how we can take the Strategic Alliance forward with a view to eventually being able to draw down powers and funding from Government.”

The Strategic Alliance, which would include the four counties along with the cities of Derby, Leicester and Nottingham, the Local Enterprise Partnerships and Chambers of Commerce, would focus on transport, infrastructure, jobs and strategic planning. This would ensure the East Midlands comes together to support the wider aims of the Midlands Engine and the Industrial Strategy as the Country moves towards Brexit.

The Leader of the Labour Group at Nottinghamshire County Council has described the idea of a four county super council as ‘simply ridiculous and not in the best interests of our Nottinghamshire communities’.

His response was to the recent revelation that Nottinghamshire’s current Conservative administration has been in talks with Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire with a view to establishing a four counties ‘super- council’.

Councillor Kay Cutts, Leader of the Council at Nottinghamshire, had previously been asked her position in January of this year at full council, and stated that she intended to present proposals for a unitary model of local government for Nottinghamshire.

For more information on our removals in Nottingham, call Big Red Movers today on: 01159 868 883

Click here read our customer reviews... Click here read our latest news...
Find Us On Facebook
Follow Us On Twitter

16 November 2018 - 7:00am

Tech company hails a "quantum leap for the construction industry" https://t.co/4BQVdv273G

Click To View A Larger Image

15 November 2018 - 8:26pm

Dismantle and rebuilding a Wendy house today as part of house removal in Mapperley Nottingham https://t.co/cOEaapLYkP

Click To View A Larger Image

14 November 2018 - 11:23pm

RT @trinityadam: Top 10 Online Income Opportunities: https://t.co/CJpvB7PKAH Please Retweet https://t.co/q6QcWnTZ6d

Click To View A Larger Image

14 November 2018 - 11:20pm

RT @NearBirdStudios: He doesn't really get how this works. https://t.co/HZurIprocQ

14 November 2018 - 11:32am

Delivering kitchens in Nottingham today for Harrisons Kitchens Nottingham #deliveries #storage #Nottingham

Click To View A Larger Image

13 November 2018 - 7:05pm

Easy on the cake Jacob. #removals #storage #deliveries #Nottingham https://t.co/v38VwpGubi

13 November 2018 - 10:50am

Lots of piano removals in Nottingham today. Digital, organ, upright. As well as upright piano disposal for https://t.co/4qhoZvHTYm

12 November 2018 - 7:30pm

Every customer is a happy customer when they choose Big Red Movers for their removals and storage company in https://t.co/3BKT1U47GJ

8 November 2018 - 10:11am

Upright piano removal into our climate and tempature monitored piano storage room. #piano #removals https://t.co/CNWnRqrN7T

Click To View A Larger Image

7 November 2018 - 8:25pm

Today's removals in Nottingham customer comments #removals #storage #deliveries #Nottingham https://t.co/bWYQcWBaQW

6 November 2018 - 3:35pm

Every customer is a happy customer when they choose Big Red Movers for their removals and storage company in https://t.co/q2SBIAuUDi

5 November 2018 - 1:51pm

The fire that destroyed many buildings across the road from us last night

4 November 2018 - 9:17pm

England 20-14 New Zealand: Tommy Makinson's hat-trick seals the series https://t.co/nP9uCSrUkt

2 November 2018 - 9:57am

Every customer is a happy customer when they choose Big Red Movers for their removals and storage company in https://t.co/RdJealaZL1

Click To View A Larger Image

2 November 2018 - 9:54am

RT @EnglandRugby: Ready for the big kick-off tomorrow? ? #CarryThemHome ? #QuilterInternationals https://t.co/xjcSaD5uqj

1 November 2018 - 1:44pm

Every removals man's least favourite IKEA bed and sloped ceilings to boot. #removals #storage https://t.co/sQXbtT6JR8

Click To View A Larger Image

25 October 2018 - 8:30pm

Whoops almost missed this room. Your local removals and storage company in Nottingham https://t.co/PI8q595PMC

25 October 2018 - 4:35pm

Around 200 homes to be protected from flooding in Mapperley Park https://t.co/bI7BDJDA4a

25 October 2018 - 9:18am

This hidden gem is the number one place to eat in Notts on TripAdvisor https://t.co/MgoMhvCRNv

23 October 2018 - 8:42am

The Last Kingdom s3 gets Netflix premiere date https://t.co/eqyaTefZE7 via @DigitalSpy

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can click the link below to disable cookies, otherwise, we'll assume you're happy to continue
Close This Notice

Disable Cookies | 3rd Party Data Processors