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Llanelli council breakaway?

Llanelli Town councillors are discussing proposals to break away from Carmarthenshire County Council.

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Carmarthenshire: Breakaway plan 'a non-starter'

They could not break away. It would need a complete reorganisation of local government in Wales. The Welsh Government view is that many councils are already too small and hence the reason why they are forcing collaboration. This is a non-starter.

– Mark James, Chief Executive, Carmarthenshire County Council

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