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Devon’s Cabinet backs plans to boost social worker recruitment

A £3.4 million package of measures to recruit and retain high quality social workers to help and support Devon’s most vulnerable children has won the backing of council leaders.

Posted on: 8 September 2021
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Council welcomes the announcement of reforms to support health and social care

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for adult health and social care, James McInnes, said: “The whole health and care system is under tremendous pressure. So I welcome the Government’s announcement of reforms which Devon County Council hasaaa

Posted on: 7 September 2021

Devon bids for devolution deal from Government

Devon County Council leader John Hart has written to the Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick to register their keen interest in taking on more powers

Posted on: 19 August 2021 | Posted in: Politics
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Team Devon set to bid for more devolved powers for the county

Council leaders across Devon say they want to take advantage of a Government offer to devolve more powers from London. They are planning to build on the close working relationship they developed in Team Devon as they responded to the challenges of COVID-19.

Posted on: 30 July 2021 | Posted in: Politics
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Devon County Council leader re-elected as voice for South West

Devon County Council leader John Hart has been re-elected as the chairman of South West Councils for a fifth two-year term.

Posted on: 22 July 2021 | Posted in: Politics

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