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South West leaders united in call for fair funding

The leaders of county and unitary councils across the South West have united to call for fair funding for hard-pressed rural authorities

Posted on: 13 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments
Council Chamber

Devon’s budget in the black for the 25th consecutive year

Devon County Council’s budget is in the black for the 25th consecutive year, underspendng by £35,000 in the 2015/16 financial year on a net revenue budget of over £500 million

Posted on: 1 June 2016 | Posted in: Politics
Council chamber

Unfair rural funding condemned by Devon finance chief

Deputy leader of Devon County Council, Cllr John Clatworthy, criticises unfair funding of rural counties and calls for the issue to be addressed

Posted on: 19 February 2016 | Posted in: Politics

County councillors vote for more cash to support Devon’s elderly and vulnerable adults

Devon County Council will accept the Government ‘s offer to increase council tax by two per cent to help pay for adult social care

Posted on: 13 January 2016 | Posted in: Politics