Just a few days to help save Devon's schools

Last year, Conservative County Councillors slashed £33 per pupil from Devon schools budgets. On July 20th The County Council will vote on a Lib Dem plan to restore that money. Please write, phone or email your county councillor and ask them to support the plan, click to find out who they are or Read more

Pilton Park Gagging Order

Following the publication of a press release from North Devon District Council, Councillor Brian Greenslade (Barnstaple - Pilton Ward) has accused the Tory run executive of gagging councillors, as well a wasting £25,000 on unnecessary consultants. Comments made by Cllr Greenslade and fellow Lib D...

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Just a few days to help save Devon's schools

Earlier this year Conservative County Councillors slashed school funding by £33 per pupil for schools across the County, including those in North Devon. Devon schools are already among the poorest in the country and the cuts have made it even more difficult for headteachers to make ends meet. Loc...

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Fight for school funding must go on not just at election time!

Fight for school funding must go on not just at election time!

Earlier this year Conservative controlled Devon County Council cut school budgets by £33 per pupil in 2017/18. This cut comes on top of the significant underfunding Devon Schools get from the Government. Subsequent to this decision the financial out-turn for 2016/17, reported in June, showed that...

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Labour vote no record result

Labour vote no record result

The report, Journal 15th June, "Labour Share of the vote hits new heights" is not factual. Since the North Devon constituency was created in 1950 Labour have polled greater vote shares in general elections in 1950, 1951, 1955, 1966, Oct 1974 than the 12.7% they got on June 8th. Incidentally at th...

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