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Councils in South West have serious concerns about the future of services

“We are seriously concerned that the final local government settlement announced yesterday provides no new funding for councils in 2017/18 and has totally failed to address the crisis in social care,” says Chairman of South West Councils

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Big boost for social care spending

Devon County Council today (16 February 2017) backed a big boost on spending for social care and health despite continuing Government cuts.

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Unfair rural funding condemned by Devon finance chief

The unfair funding of rural counties over urban areas has been condemned by the deputy leader of Devon County Council.

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Posted in: | No Comments
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Call for urgent Government review of council funding

There needs to be an urgent national review of local government funding, according to Devon’s most senior councillors.

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Over six in 10 Devon students face funding cuts

Nearly two thirds of Devon children face having their school’s funding cut under a new national formula, the county’s education chief has warned

Posted on: 10 February 2017 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

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