Tag Archives: budget 2017/18

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

Council tax rise to help fund care for elderly and vulnerable

Devon County Council today (16 February 2017) agreed a 4.99 per cent increase in council tax to help fund a big boost for under-pressure social care.

Posted on: 16 February 2017 | Posted in: Politics

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
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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

Council ask residents to help inform budget making decisions

On the heels of public consultation that asked whether Devon is a good place to live, Devon County Council is now asking for people’s opinions on how it should spend its budget

Posted on: 11 November 2016 | Posted in: Politics