Following the Secretary of State’s announcement in November that he is minded to implement the Future Dorset proposal, the period he allowed for representations has now closed.
You can read the letter of representation sent by the Leader of the Council, Cllr Janet Walton, to the Secretary of State by viewing the following:
The Secretary of State will now need to properly consider all representations made to him and a final decision from him on the proposal is expected in the coming weeks.
The Rt Hon Sajid Javid has responded to the Leader of the Council in a letter dated 16 January 2018.
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