Democracy and Local Affairs

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County Council HR Director crowned in prestigious public sector awards

  |  Published: Jun 17th 2019
Sarah Murphy-Brookman, Buckinghamshire County Council’s Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development, received an accolade at this year’s Excellence in People Management Awards in honour of her impressive achievements after just one year in her role.

Council staff rewarded for long service

  |  Published: Jun 11th 2019
Seventeen County Council employees who have each worked for the local authority for over a quarter of a century, have been rewarded for their long service.

First meeting of the Shadow Authority confirmed

  |  Published: May 29th 2019
Following news that government approved the Order that gives the final go ahead to create the new unitary council for Buckinghamshire last week, the date of the first meeting of the Shadow Authority has been confirmed.

History in the making for Buckinghamshire

  |  Published: May 23rd 2019
Today sees the start of a new future for Buckinghamshire councils as the final piece of legislation that seals the deal for a new unitary authority is passed by government.

County Council set to leave strong financial legacy to new unitary authority

  |  Published: May 16th 2019
The meeting of Buckinghamshire County Council's Cabinet on Monday 13 May considered the financial outturn statement for the Council for the year 2018/19, and heard how severe financial challenges had been overcome to present a balanced budget and secure a financial legacy for the future.

Chairman hosts reception to say thank you

  |  Published: May 2nd 2019
County Council Chairman, Netta Glover hosted a special reception last week to say thank you to the individuals, organisations and businesses who have supported her during her year in office.

Wendover Neighbourhood Plan May 2019

  |  Published: May 1st 2019
Thank you once again for all your comments on the Draft Plan and the Local Green Spaces Report. Generally, both seem to have been very well received. All comments are now being considered and are being summarised in a Consultation Statement. Consequential changes will be made to produce a “Final Plan”, which, it is hoped, will be presented for approval to the Parish Council Meeting on Tuesday 7 May. All documents can be seen at
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