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Prime Minister urged to intervene as Devon schools lose funding

Devon’s education chief has written to the Prime Minister urging her to take action over the proposed new national funding system that could see scores of Devon schools lose out.

Posted on: 13 March 2017 | Posted in: Education | 2 Comments

Devon’s budget set to be in the black

Devon County Council is set to record a balanced budget for the 26th year in succession. County Treasurer Mary Davis said the budget was projected to be in surplus when the financial year ended in four weeks time.

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Politics | 2 Comments

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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