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Trading standards merger with Plymouth would give service ‘more clout’

If agreed by all four authorities, the plans would see Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service merge with Plymouth City Council Trading Standards from April 2021.

Posted on: 10 September 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Councillor Stuart Barker is DCC’s new Chairman

Exmouth’s Jeff Trail is the new Vice Chairman

Posted on: 23 July 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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 County Treasurer warns of huge financial challenges 

Mary Davis was commenting on the authority’s financial outturn for 2019/20 which showed an underspending of £33,000 on the revenue budget of £509.9 million.

Posted on: 2 July 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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Devon schools call for clarity on September reopening

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, has written to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson asking him for much greater clarity on how the return to class will be achieved.

Posted on: 25 June 2020 | Posted in: Education

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