Local and national news

The financial situation facing Devon is not unique; it is in fact one that is mirrored across the whole country.

If you want to find out what is going on in your local area or what is happening at national level the links below should be of use.

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Councils across the country have made huge steps in reviewing and reducing spending. The Local Government Association has been listening to key concerns for the future and is keen to stress the validity of the local democratic process and its implications for local leadership and service delivery; funded through sustainable income levels which should flow through into relevant local action.

The Local Government Association has launched a campaign called ‘Rewiring public services‘. This promotes some key proposition which would be needed to rejuvenate democracy, transform public services and boost economic growth.