Tag Archives: Budget

Devon’s finance chief praised after steering budget into the black

John Clatworthy has been deputy leader of the council since 2009 as well as finance chief.

Posted on: 16 May 2018 | Posted in: Politics

Devon’s budget in the black for the 27th consecutive year

Devon underspent by £15,000 in the 2017/18 financial year on a net revenue budget of £489 million – the 27th consecutive year that the budget has been in the black

Posted on: 9 May 2018 | Posted in: Politics

Devon County Council approves council tax rise to fund higher spending on elderly, vulnerable and roads

The unfair funding of rural counties over urban areas has been condemned by the deputy leader of Devon County Council.

Posted on: 16 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics
Council Chamber

Devon considers council tax rise to fund higher spending on elderly, vulnerable and roads

Councillors in Devon are planning a council tax rise of 4.99% to fund a big boost in spending on the elderly, the vulnerable and the county’s roads

Posted on: 9 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics
County Hall clock tower

Multi-million pound boost for Devon’s roads

More money will be spent on Devon’s roads as well as adult social care, health and children’s services, according to the county council’s proposed new budget

Posted on: 8 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics
County Hall

Spending boost planned for adult social care, children and health in Devon

More money will be spent on adult social care, health and children’s services next year if Devon County Council’s target budget is agreed in February.

Posted on: 13 December 2017 | Posted in: Politics

More money for adult social care, children and health planned by Devon County Council

A big boost on spending for adult social care, health and children’s services is being planned by Devon County Council despite continuing Government cuts.

Posted on: 8 December 2017 | Posted in: Politics
County Hall

Devon’s budget in the black for the 26th consecutive year

Devon County Council’s budget is in the black for the 26th consecutive year. But the council’s deputy leader John Clatworthy is warning that a further £37 million may have to be cut from spending next year in order to balance the books.

Posted on: 14 June 2017 | Posted in: Politics
County Hall

Devon’s budget in the black for the 26th consecutive year

Devon County Council’s budget is in the black for the 26th consecutive year. The authority underspent by £43,000 in the 2016/17 financial year on a net revenue budget of £492.922 million.

Posted on: 13 June 2017 | Posted in: Politics

Council welcomes extra funding for social care and schools

Devon County Council has welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget announcement today (Wednesday 8 March), promising extra funding for adult social care and schools

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing