Local Government Settlement 2017/18

Local Government Settlement 2017/18

The following message was sent by Devon County Councillor Brian Greenslade to Peter Heaton-Jones MP for North Devon. Dear Peter, Good to see you at the North Devon Executive on Wednesday. Unfortunately the representations from NDC to County Hall regarding the £2.2 m schools are upset about losing...

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Tories vote down £2.2m for Schools

At Devon County Council’s budget meeting on 16th Feb the Conservative majority voted down an amendment from the Lib Dem group which would have replaced the £2.2 m of funding for Devon Schools which the Conservative Cabinet at County Hall had cut. Barnstaple Lib Dem County Councillor Brian Greensl...

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North Devon's response to the Syrian refugee crisis

North Devon's response to the Syrian refugee crisis

North Devon Liberal Democrats are supporting the work of various local groups seeking to encourage North Devon District Council (NDDC) to participate in the government sponsored Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme. NDDC is one of only two district councils in Devon not to have voted in favour ...

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An Extra Penny for the NHS?

An Extra Penny for the NHS?

To avoid an NHS and Social Care funding crisis, people may now be prepared to pay an additional penny in every pound of tax, Lib Dem Leader Tim Farron MP has suggested. The Lib Dem leader referenced a poll by ITV News which suggested that 70% of people of would happily pay an extra 1p in every po...

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Save RMB Chivenor from Closure

Save RMB Chivenor from Closure

We are launching this petition because if you make enough noise, governments can and do change their minds. We must show that North Devon values and supports the armed forces at Chivenor.
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