Devon County Council announced plans today to shut all of its residential care homes, except two.
As well as 17 day centres.
The news comes as the council’s political leaders write to central government requesting a halt to the swingeing cuts.
Next year, and the year after, will see £50m and £24m respectively, being slashed from Devon’s budgets and is likely to result in widespread hardship, as residents are left to pick up the pieces.
Here’s Devon County Council’s press release ......