Consultation responses and submission to Government

We have now sent our submission, on the proposal to create a new council, to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government for his consideration.  Links to pdfs of the submission and its appendices, including consultation responses, are provided here. In...

The consultation has ended

The consultation on the proposed new council has now closed. We would like to thank everyone who has taken the time to attend one of the roadshows and also those who have kindly given their feedback. It is very much appreciated. All submissions will be made available...

One more week to have your say on new council proposal

Residents in Taunton Deane and West Somerset have one more week to have their say about the proposal to create a new single council covering both areas before the public consultation closes on Tuesday 28 February 2017. Since the consultation began on 12 December 2016,...

Consultation roadshows – new dates announced!

There is still time to have your say at our consultation roadshows.  We have been holding a series of public roadshows across both council areas, giving people the chance to ask questions, voice opinions and get the information they may need about our proposal to...

Your questions answered

We have been asking for your views on our proposal to create a new council for Taunton Deane and West Somerset.  Thank you for all your responses so far.  Visit our frequently asked questions page at: http://www.yournewcouncil.org/faqs to see the latest on common...

Consultation launched in Taunton Deane & West Somerset

PEOPLE in Taunton Deane and West Somerset are being invited to have their say on a proposal to create a single new council, covering both areas. Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council have been working together for the past three years and, through...