Tag: Cornwall Council

A Chance to Meet the Cornwall Council Cabinet

A chance to meet the Cornwall Council Cabinet – well many of you reading this will have met me and of course this is a meeting of the virtual kind! Just so you know we had no rehearsal or script so

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Forming a new Joint Administration at County Hall

Forming a new Joint Administration at County Hall has taken a while as voters did not give any group overall control – 62 Councillors needed for that! Statement from the Liberal Democrat Group on Cornwall Council The Independent and Liberal

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Interesting Day at Full Council

Interesting day at Full Council yesterday, if a rather long and hot one, in the Council Chamber. I asked questions of the Leader, to seek assurances that Cornwall would get a fair deal out of Brexit talks and spoke on a motion

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Liberal Democrats propose Council staff be paid the ‘proper’ Living Wage’

Liberal Democrats ensure Council staff paid the ‘proper’ Living Wage’. Although not on the Reputation and Performance committee, I went there Friday to argue for the Living Wage Foundations Living Wage to be re-established for staff. This is the motion

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Cornwall Council’s Commitment to Unaccompanied Refugee Children

Cornwall Council’s commitment to unaccompanied refugee children made by the Leader at Full Council this week. Below is what he said: Statement re: Cornwall Council’s position on unaccompanied child refugees On the 4th of May the Government agreed to resettle

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Helping hand to local businesses in Cornwall

Helping hand to local businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly through the launch of the Growth Hub. Businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being urged to sign up with a new Service launched on 9 May. It brings

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Community Chest Fund Open for Applications

Community Chest fund open for applications for the financial year 2016/17. If your organisation, in St Just, Pendeen or the surrounding hamlets, has a project that would benefit from a little funding then email me with a BRIEF outline. If

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Cornwall Council is shortlisted for prestigious Green Energy Award

Cornwall Council is shortlisted for prestigious Green Energy Award, the Most Proactive Public Sector Body Award in this year’s South West Green Energy Awards.  The awards, now in their 12th year, are organised by Regen SW to celebrate the innovation and

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Cllr Sue James Encourages Local Community Wanting to Welcome Refugees

Whilst statements from the Leader of Cornwall Council are a good starting point, I am giving little nudges to do more. I have committed to supporting Tiny Soul (a group based in the Town Hall in St Just) in their efforts

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Early Budget Setting Saves Local People From Worse Cuts

At Full Council yesterday I was 1 of 77 Councillors who voted in favour of the budget despite it having £43m of savings and, knowing this will mean that some things will be cut that I would prefer to save.

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