Overall, the county’s spending on services will rise from £479.4 million to almost £494 million, if the budget is approved by Full Council next week.
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Roads across the county have generally improved throughout the day, as highways teams have been working hard to clear them.
There has been a big improvement in the way Devon County Council looks after young people leaving care, according to Ofsted inspectors.
Devon’s highways and social care teams have been thanked for their round-the-clock efforts to keep Devon moving and ensure that the vulnerable received the support they needed.
Care providers have had contingency plans in operation prioritising visits to those most in need and making arrangements with families and carers to ensure continued care where necessary.
They have come together to write to MPs to demand fairer funding for children’s services and adult social care.
Devon County Council and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust are working closely together to provide new integrated health and social care apprenticeships.
Nearly a quarter of Devon GP practices are outstanding according to quality inspectors, compared to just 4 percent of practices in England. And the percentage of Devon’s care homes rated outstanding is twice the national average.