Plans to create a South Warwickshire District Council have been halted, with Councillors voting unanimously to withdraw from proposals to merge with Stratford-on-Avon District Council. Proposals to merge with Stratford-on-Avon District Council withdrawn.

In the interest of openness and transparency, we write to clarify why your Councillors reluctantly decided not to proceed with the planned merger with Stratford on Avon District Council (SDC). Council merger open letter.

Questions about the merger

We have received questions about the merger, which we answer on the following pages:

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