The Conservatives on Devon County Council’s health and adult care scrutiny committee on Tuesday, torpedoed local people’s views and any possibility of a referral to the Secretary of State for Health for a decision to close 71 community hospital beds.
The Health and Adult Care Scrutiny Committee will decide whether to refer a decision to close 72 community hospital beds in Eastern Devon, on Tuesday (25 July), to the Secretary of State for Health.
Devon County councillors expressed their concern and opposition at the plans of Devon and Cornwall Police to phase out police community support officers, at yesterday’s full council meeting.
This is the truth about the funding injection into schools.
I have asked DCC Finance what it means for Devon, will confirm as soon as I have heard.
In essence, I approve of funding being being moved from the free school budget which is costing us billions, however, far more funding is needed to recompense schools for the cumulative hardship they have faced for many years now….
Our own schools in East Devon are struggling horribly to make ends meet after seven years of austerity and a new funding formula imposed by the Conservative government. This is set to be implemented next year and will mean even more hardship for local schools which are already at the bottom of the funding league table.
The letter below was delivered to every Otterton home this week.
I remain concerned about the impact of Ladram Bay Holiday Park and will continue to work with the parish council on ways of alleviating/mitigating the issues….
Many thanks to members of the parish council who helped deliver it
I have submitted a question for the next Devon County Council full meeting prompted by the government’s lack of action and any assurance on moving current EU environmental protections into UK law.
When I announced on Facebook last week, a little jaded, that I would be axing social media for a while, my cousin Alistair messaged me to invite me to try out his new glamping log cabin, which he was just putting the finishing touches to.