Local Authority changes

Local Authority changes

We are pleased to say that the changes to the database and data entry system caused by the recent Local Authority changes have now been implemented.

The changes are:

Bedfordshire: former County and three Districts abolished, two new Unitary Authorities created (Bedford, Central Bedfordshire).

Cheshire: former County and six Districts abolished, two new Unitary Authorities created (Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester).

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly: former County and seven Districts abolished, six mainland Districts now become one Unitary Authority, Cornwall, and Isles of Scilly becomes a Unitary Authority.

Durham: former County and seven Districts abolished, now becomes one Unitary Authority called, confusingly, County Durham.

Northumberland: former County and six Districts abolished, now becomes one Unitary Authority (Northumberland).

Shropshire: former County and five Districts abolished, now becomes one Unitary Authority (Shropshire).

Wiltshire: former County and four Districts abolished, now becomes one Unitary Authority (Wiltshire).

Data Entry and use of the database can now continue as normal.