People urged to have a say on combined authority

PEOPLE are being urged to have their say on plans to create a Solent Combined Authority before it is too late.

Saturday, 17th September 2016, 5:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:34 pm

The public are being asked for views on plans to create the new body by Portsmouth City Council, Southampton City Council and the Isle of Wight Council.

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The three want to know opinions on the idea before making a formal application to government.

Donna Jones, leader of Portsmouth City Council, said: ‘I’m keen we get the opinions of as many people as possible.’

The consultation closes tomorrow. Go to solentdeal.co.uk