Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Motion on badger cull at defeated

By |2014-02-20T21:48:00+00:00February 20th, 2014|News|

A motion aimed at discouraging Devon County Council’s tenant farmers to allow the controversial badger cull to take place on their land, if it is extended, was today defeated, at Devon County Council’s full council meeting.

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Two major protests outside County Hall this Thursday

By |2014-02-18T17:57:00+00:00February 18th, 2014|News|

I am expecting to see hordes of people protesting outside County Hall this Thursday (20 February) which sees a controversial motion on the badger cull, colliding with the budget, which proposes massive cuts to public services, including to the youth service, which is set to lose £970,000 in the next financial year.

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BBC Sunday Politics Show: Flooding and central government swingeing cuts

By |2014-02-17T12:21:00+00:00February 17th, 2014|News|

Interesting debate on BBC Sunday Politics Show South West yesterday, as Tiverton and Honiton MP (covers from Feniton to Axminster in East Devon), Neil Parish and Plymouth City Council leader, Tudor Evans are in the studio giving their views on building in floodzones and the massive cuts central government is making to local government, which is resulting in massive public service cuts across the country.

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BBC Sunday Politics covers building on floodplains, and features Ottery

By |2014-02-15T14:51:00+00:00February 15th, 2014|News|

Cllr Roger Giles has been interviewed for the BBC’s Sunday Politics Show tomorrow about a piece of land in Ottery St Mary’s floodplain that was given planning permission for about 100 houses, about 20 years ago.

People have been flooded out of their homes since.

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BBC Radio Devon interviews on EDDC office relocation

By |2014-02-15T09:41:00+00:00February 15th, 2014|News|

If you missed the BBC Radio Devon interviews on Thursday morning about EDDC’s proposed relocation to Skypark, you may like to listen on the iplayer.

Reporter, Sophie Pierce’s introduction and clips of my interview are on at 53.32 and EDDC leader, Paul Diviani is on at 01.42.08.

Here’s the link….

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