General Election, 12 December 2019
Inception of the Unitary Authority -Archive
- Discussion and refutation of Super Council Advantages: November 2016 Letter from Alistair Ford
- One Opinion, Two Voices: November 2016 Strongly-worded comments from the online Echo
- Sir Christopher Chope: December 1, 2016 Adjournment debate in the House of Commons (with Hansard link)
- Different Opinions: December 2016 Views of some Councillors about the merger
- Dangers of the Merger: Late 2016-early 2017 Local Councillor DC Jones & Poole Councillor, Phillip Eades
- Effect on Local Planning: January 2017 By Lynne R on the local blog ‘Streetlife’ (now superseded by NextDoor)
- Two Different Views: January 2017 For and against the Merger
- The Questionnaire: From 2017 The First Survey – Should We Become a Unitary Authority?
- Late Action: 2 November 2017 Important notice from the Christchurch Citizens’ Association
- The Local Referendum: 2017-2018 The documents, voting, decision and subsequent Judicial Review
The Council Elections, Thursday 2 May 2019 There are 76 councillors in office in BCP Council. As councillors, they represent local people. A complete list of all the results, with background and some comment.
Evolution of the New Council, and Farewell to the Old Background to the merger of with Bournemouth and Poole to form the BCP Unitary Authority. There is also a report on the final meeting of Christchurch Borough council on Thursday, 28 March 2019. Here is a page with a few items of historical interest about the merger process.
BREXIT A few items of local interest, rather than detailed coverage of the national campaign.