eric pickles

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Innovation drive receives £100,000 boost

A £100,000 funding boost from Eric Pickles for innovative work being done by emergency services, health organisations and councils in Surrey and Sussex was today described as a “big vote of confidence”. The cash from the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government is aimed at helping the work to transform public services and … Continue reading

Surrey named as part of new cutting-edge nationwide network to drive innovation

Surrey was today named as part of a new ground-breaking nationwide network driving forward public sector innovation and potentially saving millions from the public purse. Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles selected Surrey as one of only nine areas involved in the project to transform public services through closer working. In … Continue reading

Eric Pickles meets South East 7 councils

Picture caption: Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles met the South East 7 group of councils to find out how they are doing more for less by working together. He visited as it was revealed the group aims to make savings of almost £75 million over the next two years. Quote: Surrey County Council leader David … Continue reading

Surrey leader meets Secretary of State Eric Pickles

Surrey County Council leader David Hodge set out his ‘one team’ style of leadership at a meeting with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles. Mr Hodge was invited to meet the Cabinet Minister in London to outline his vision for the county since taking over as leader last October. Following … Continue reading

Eco Park to be built following Government decision

Plans to create an Eco Park to treat waste and generate green electricity were given the go-ahead by the Government today. Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, decided there was no need to further review the decision to grant planning permission for the development at Charlton Lane in Shepperton. The … Continue reading

Surrey Cabinet member joins Eric Pickles to launch property initiative

New Surrey County Council Cabinet member Tony Samuels today spoke alongside Eric Pickles at an event looking at how the public sector can save money through managing its property more effectively. The event launched the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum’s latest research paper Leaner and Greener II – Putting Buildings to Work. Sharing the platform with … Continue reading

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