Surrey County Council’s Cabinet has approved a plan to increase council tax by 1.99% to spend on essential services now and avoid crippling the authority’s finances in the future. The Cabinet agreed the proposal to reject the Government’s offer of a freeze because it would lead to a financial black hole of more than £50 … Continue reading
Technology will be at the forefront of the fight against ice and snow this winter, following a decision by councillors. Gritters equipped with GPS trackers, thermal mapping of salting routes and smart grit bins are all part of the plans to keep Surrey moving in bad weather. The use of GPS will allow the council … Continue reading
i Surrey County Council leader David Hodge today announced a new Cabinet member. Linda Kemeny has been selected for the role of Cabinet Member for Children and Learning. Mr Hodge said: “I’m delighted to welcome Linda Kemeny to the county council Cabinet. I believe she will be a great asset. Mrs Kemeny said: “I am … Continue reading
Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge said: “I regret that Tim Hall has decided to step down from the Cabinet for family reasons. “I have accepted Tim’s decision and an announcement about a new appointment to the Cabinet will be made shortly. “I would like to express my thanks and appreciation for Tim’s service on … Continue reading
Surrey County Council leader David Hodge today announced two new Cabinet members. Mr Hodge said: “I’m delighted to welcome John Furey and Denise Le Gal to the Cabinet. I’m sure they will be a great asset to Surrey and will help the council go from strength to strength.” The members of the new Cabinet and … Continue reading
Surrey County Council’s Cabinet today approved a plan to reject the Coalition’s council tax freeze. The Cabinet agreed a proposal to increase council tax by 2.99% in April. Its recommendation will go forward to a meeting of Surrey’s Full Council on Tuesday 7 February where a final decision will be taken.
Plans for community libraries agreed Surrey County Council’s Cabinet today agreed plans to allow communities to take over the running of their local libraries. The initiative is part of the county council’s aim to keep all 52 of its libraries open despite the fact other local authorities are closing branches across the country due to … Continue reading