Chief executive: Big changes coming to Cheshire West Council

Speaking in her first interview with the Local Democracy Reporting Service since taking over as Chief Executive in the summer, Del Curtis said the council was emerging from the Covid era with a ‘new borough plan’ that would re-imagine how services were delivered between 2024-28. She also said she wanted to make the council an ’employer of choice’ so it could attract and retain top staff, and said she was also committed to pursuing a devolution deal which would give Cheshire West, Cheshire East and Warrington more collective control over their finances and strategic direction, in a similar way to that enjoyed by the neighbouring Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

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