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Council Leader Tim Oliver responds to Autumn Statement

Cllr Tim Oliver, Leader of Surrey County Council, said: “Today’s autumn statement contained much that local government can be happy about, helping us ensure no-one is left behind. I am pleased to see that government has listened to our calls for a postponement of the adult social care reforms and for further support for the … Continue reading

Pay offer agreed between council and unions

Surrey County Council’s lowest paid staff are set to receive a pay boost after unions and council officers agreed a proportionate pay offer that sees pay increases on a sliding scale. The offer will give people at the lowest pay grade a 7.85% increase and will exceed the UK Living Wage Foundations National Living Wage … Continue reading

New Health and Welfare Hub and Community Helpline launched

Acknowledging that many residents in the county are looking for financial, health and welfare support in these challenging times a new Health and Welfare Hub has been launched.  As part of Surrey County Council’s No One Left Behind ambition the online hub endeavours to signpost residents to relevant help and support across the county. surreycc.gov.uk/welfare … Continue reading

Surrey County Council welcomes “improved” Ofsted grading for children and family services

Surrey County Council is pleased that services for children and families in Surrey have improved in all areas, according to a recent Ofsted inspection Inspectors noted that Surrey’s leaders have achieved “significant change”, based on a thorough understanding of current performance and are “determined to continue the trajectory of improvement” The number of recommendations from … Continue reading

Council sets out plan to improve care choices for older people with complex needs

Older people with complex needs will be given greater choice over their care and support under a new plan for adult social care in Surrey. The county council will work with the NHS and private care providers to create more places in specialist facilities catering for people who need intensive support – whether they’re eligible … Continue reading

‘No one left behind’ ambition guides Surrey’s 2022/23 budget

Surrey County Council have set out its 2022/23 budget, designed to tackle big challenges including mental health, climate change and social care, and make sure no one is left behind. The budget sets out how the council will spend just over £1bn on day-to-day services that everyone in Surrey relies on, as well as a … Continue reading

No One Left Behind – £560k grant provided to Citizens Advice Charities in Surrey

As part of Surrey County Council’s ambition to ensure that No One Is Left Behind a one-off grant of £560k has just been awarded to the local Citizen’s Advice (CA) charities across Surrey.  The council’s number one priority is to help those that need us most, and improve quality of life for everyone. This grant … Continue reading

Pioneering fostering programme supports 70 looked after children and their foster families in Surrey

A pioneering fostering model in Surrey has now helped improve the lives of 70 young people, giving them a stronger support network and extended family. Surrey County Council introduced the Mockingbird Family Model, which in the UK is delivered by leading charity The Fostering Network, in October 2019. Children and young people in foster care … Continue reading

New multi-million-pound investment in mental health services for Surrey

Surrey County Council is today proposing a new focus and funding boost to tackle an impending mental health crisis. The COVID pandemic has served to intensify the existing pressures on mental health services – making it harder for people to get the support they need. As part of the county’s No One Left Behind agenda, … Continue reading

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