The NEC was not asked by the Province to comment on the proposed amalgamations
for their potential impacts on the Escarpment, nor have citizens approached the Commission for advice or assistance in responding to amalgamation
concerns (Whitbread 2001).
Respondents were asked a series of questions about decision-making structures and processes in relation to three broad strategic issues which we were confident all unions and union sections had faced in recent times: amalgamations
, enterprise bargaining, and recruitment and retention strategies.
(2009) "Municipal Amalgamations
and Common Pool Problems: The Danish Local Government Reform in 2007", Scandinavian Political Studies, 33(1):51-73.
An overwhelming majority of survey participants believed that the council amalgamations
The paper is organized as follows: in the second section, we discuss the key questions that justify the ex-ante assessment of municipal amalgamation
and explain our reason for concentrating on compulsory amalgamations
Sir Dwight Venner, the governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), has said that amalgamations
in the banking sector in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) region were essential as there was a 'banking overload' in the area.
Between 1998 and 2001, Ontario experienced four high-profile municipal amalgamations
. While the consolidation process itself was highly debated, discussed and documented, very little has been written about post-amalgamation governance.
Approval is likely to be granted for two school amalgamations
. Bridgend council's cabinet will be recommended to give the go-ahead for the merger of infant and junior schools in Pencoed and Brackla, Bridgend, on Tuesday.
This is quite a large sample since few amalgamations
have so far been undertaken.
Despite these concerns, the final regulations allow consolidations and amalgamations
to qualify, because the Service did not believe that the existence of the consolidating or amalgamating entities within the resulting corporation prevents a consolidation or an amalgamation
from qualifying as a statutory merger or consolidation.
The theory behind amalgamations
in our global economy is that bigger is better.
One major aspect of this reform, municipal amalgamation
, had as two of its goals ensuring "efficient service delivery" and the provision of "high-quality services at lowest possible cost." The purpose of this note is to assess whether amalgamations
in three municipalities--Central Elgin, Chatham and Kingston --which reduced the number of municipalities from twenty-nine to three, met the provincial government's objectives of more efficient delivery of municipal services.
Primary school amalgamations
have proved a highly controversial process in Birmingham in recent years Until last year, infant and junior schools sharing a site were forced to close and reopen as a single school in the event of certain triggers, including the departure of one headteacher.