West Northamptonshire Joint Committee to hold first meeting

Published: Saturday, 16 March 2019

A new Joint Committee for West Northamptonshire is set to meet for the first time at Northampton Guildhall from 6pm on Tuesday 26 March.

The Committee will be responsible for setting up the Shadow Authority which will then be tasked with delivering the new unitary authority for West Northamptonshire.

This will be the first meeting open to the public on local government reform in the west of the county.

The Joint Committee will look to set up Task and Finish Groups to undertake several of the necessary pieces of work including recruitment of interim senior staff and design of a new draft constitution for the Shadow Authority.

Papers for the joint committee will be publicly available on Northampton Borough Council’s website on Monday 18 March.