Should Chorley join with others to become a unitary authority? What do you think?

There are very early discussions about Lancashire's district councils like Chorley merging to become unitary authorities replacing two levels of local government with one.  

Let us know in our survey what you think.

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Currently we have two principal levels of local government, Borough Councils and a County Council.

A unitary authority brings their two functions together but only works over a larger population opening opportunities to simplify local government and under the right circumstances, devolution of powers from central government.

In these very early days before a decision is taken, what do you think?

Should Chorley Council with others become a unitary authority?