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Many ways to become a postal voter in Cornwall & Other Voting News

Posted on: 20th February 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Many ways to become a postal voter in Cornwall so, do not risk being left out of the choice of your local Councillor, if you decide, come May 6th, that you do not fancy going to the local polling station, even though you can take your own pen/ pencil. Postal votes Many people, particularly thoseRead More »

Cornwall Council Business Plan & Budget 21/22 and Beyond

Posted on: 18th February 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Cornwall Council Business Plan & Budget 21/22 and beyond is to be put to Full Council on Tuesday. Always a strange thing to make plans at the end of a 4 year cycle because if voters completely change the Political make up of the Council, this can very quickly be torn up and a newRead More »

Is COVID being used to interfere with Democracy?

Posted on: 31st January 2021 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

Is COVID being used to interfere with Democracy? On the 22nd January, Lisa Smart, the Chair of the Liberal Democrats Federal Campaigns and Elections Committee wrote to regional and local chairs saying: “This afternoon we received a letter from the Tory constitution minister, saying that the Government is changing the rules to make political leafletingRead More »

Urgent Appeal to EU Citizens who have not yet applied for Settled Status

Posted on: 4th December 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Cornwall Council is making an urgent appeal to EU Citizens who have not yet applied for Settled Status. Cornwall Council is reminding EU nationals to apply for the government’s settlement scheme and to seek support if they need it. Those who are resident in the UK before the end of the UK transition period onRead More »

Cornwall Council are consulting on their Budget

Posted on: 6th November 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

You are invited to have your say about Cornwall Council’s spending priorities and budget for 2021/22. Cornwall Council are currently consulting on the draft budget and spending priorities for 2021/22. The financial impact of the pandemic on Cornwall and Cornwall Council has been huge, and fundamental changes to the way the Council works will beRead More »

Government Rejects Cornwall Council’s Plea For Funding For Small Businesses/ Self Employed Who Have Missed Out

Posted on: 25th July 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Government rejects Cornwall Council’s plea for funding to assist small businesses and many self employed who have fallen through funding gaps. Cornwall Council was notified yesterday (July 24) by Secretary of State for Business Alok Sharma that all business support government grant schemes will close on August 28, with any unused funding having to beRead More »

Cornwall’s Business Teams are ready to help businesses opening in July

Posted on: 27th June 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in News

Cornwall’s Business Teams are ready to help businesses opening in July, with webinars planned over the next week or so. You can find full details on Twitter or Facebook but screenshots below. To book yourself into a webinar click the Eventbrite link: Webinar Bookings If businesses ensure they are informed on how best to openRead More »

My Wild Circles at County Hall 12 months on

Posted on: 8th May 2020 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

From my time in Cornwall Council’s Cabinet my Wild Circles at County Hall were a proud achievement and as I left Cabinet soon after, I feel today, 12 months on, they are my legacy. I’ll take you back to March 2019 when, mystery circles appear  at Cornwall’s County Hall. Then, later that month, Councillors andRead More »

Carbon Neutral Cornwall Update

Posted on: 12th November 2019 | by Sue James | Posted in News

November 2019 Member’s Carbon Neutral Cornwall Newsletter Dear colleagues, This is my first Member’s Carbon Neutral Cornwall newsletter which I hope you will find useful and interesting. I would like this newsletter to give you a flavour of what we are doing in striving towards carbon neutrality by 2030, as set out in the CornwallRead More »

A Chance to Meet the Cornwall Council Cabinet

Posted on: 17th June 2017 | by Sue James | Posted in Blog

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 it is as we come! Adam Paynter: Vimeo – https://vimeo.com/221326086 YouTube – https://youtu.be/AY-NryhnkDU LEADER Julian German:Read More »