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Leader reaction to the Chancellor’s budget announcement

The Leader of the Council, John Hart, welcomed the support for businesses announced on Wednesday by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak. Responding to the news, Cllr Hart said:

Posted on: 3 March 2021 | Posted in: Politics
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More cash for vulnerable adults and children, health and potholes

Devon County Council today approved a new budget with more money for vulnerable children, adult social care and health, and potholes.

Posted on: 18 February 2021 | 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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Don’t ignore us says Devon council chief

The Chancellor must not ignore the South West in this week’s budget when he tries to ‘level up’ parts of the North and the Midlands, Devon County Council leader John Hart warned today.

Posted on: 10 March 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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More cash for children, vulnerable adults, roads and drainage

Devon County Council today approved its ‘best budget’ in a decade with more money for vulnerable children, adult social care and roads and drainage.

Posted on: 20 February 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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County’s best budget for a decade

Devon County Council’s latest budget has been declared the best for a decade with more than £43 million extra for vital services in Devon in the new financial year – an increase of 8.7 per cent on this year

Posted on: 12 February 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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Multi million pound cash boost for vital services in Devon

More than £43 million extra will be pumped into vital services in Devon if a target budget is agreed next month. Devon County Council’s Cabinet today approved the target budget of £541 million for 2020/2021.

Posted on: 15 January 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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New cash injection for Devon’s vital services

A new spending boost of more than £11 million is being proposed for vital Devon County Council services.

Posted on: 10 January 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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Big spending boost for vital county services

Inflation-busting increases in spending on vital services are being planned by Devon County Council.

Posted on: 16 December 2019 | Posted in: Politics
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Major investment to improve special needs education in Devon

More than £1 million is to be spent on improving special needs education in Devon. The county council’s Cabinet is being asked to approve the investment at its meeting on Wednesday. (Jul 10)

Posted on: 3 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
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