October 16, 2023 2.30 pm This story is over 5 months old

Efficiency vs. localism: The dilemma for South East Lincolnshire councils

Between saving money and losing Identity — Lincolnshire councils weigh in on new sub-regional plan

Big changes could be coming to local government in South East Lincolnshire, and not everyone is sure that’s a good thing. Council members from Boston Borough, South Holland District, and East Lindsey District are split on a new plan that aims to work together more closely. The goal is to save money, help local businesses, and serve communities better.

The plan, called the “sub-regional strategy,” sounds great on paper. But some council members are worried. They think this could be a first step towards merging the councils into one big group, which could shift power and change how local decisions are made.

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