"Work is now being undertaken by all North Yorkshire District Councils and North Yorkshire County Council in order to ensure that the new authority is in place and fully operational to the timescales set by Government. Ministers expect all the councils in North Yorkshire to work collaboratively and constructively to implement the single council for North Yorkshire proposal."
"It is anticipated that the Order will be laid before parliament in January/February 2022 and come into effect by March 2022 at the latest."
"Elections will take place in May 2022 to elect Councillors who will run the County Council for the first year and will then sit on the new unitary authority for the following five years."
"The new council will be in place and fully operational on Vesting Day which is set as 1 April 2023."