Purbeck

CON Lose to NOC
Party Seats Change +/-
Conservative Seats 12 Seats +/- +1
Liberal Democrat Seats 11 Seats +/- 0
Independent Seats 1 Seats +/- -1

Council background

Type
District Council
Seats up
8 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Purbeck District Council

09.10.2018

09:29

Councils merger 'could cost extra £400K'

Dorset's nine councils are set to merge and form two unitary authorities in April.

05.10.2018

00:34

Councils merger delays Gypsy sites plan

Dorset's nine councils are due to merge in April, which is causing a delay with Gypsy site plans.

25.09.2018

12:49

Public consultation to be held on Purbeck Local Plan

23.08.2018

14:13

Council boss redundancies 'to cost £1m'

Three of the six councils already share a chief executive so there would be four redundancies.

10.08.2018

13:57

Council's merger appeal bid refused

Christchurch Borough Council will not be able to appeal against a ruling over the merger of Dorset councils.

08.08.2018

17:05

Council applies to appeal over merger

Christchurch council's challenge over a Dorset councils merger plan was rejected at the High Court.
16:59

Christchurch council applies to appeal over Dorset merger plan

A local council has applied for permission to appeal after failing in its bid to halt authorities in Dorset being merged at the High Court.

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Christchurch Borough Council formally opposed plans to replace the county's nine councils with two authorities.

It believed it had "an arguable case against the Secretary of State", but its challenge was rejected at the High Court on Tuesday.

It has now made an application for leave to appeal against the judgement.

07.08.2018

19:00

Council's High Court bid over merger fails

The county's nine councils are due to be replaced by two unitary authorities in April.

11.07.2018

16:56

Views sought on new council ward boundaries in Dorset

03.07.2018

16:32

New ward boundaries plan unveiled

Residents are being asked their views on the new boundaries which would come into effect next year.
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