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Surrey’s Chief Fire Officer recognised in New Year Honours

Surrey’s Chief Fire Officer has been awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal in the New Year Honours. Russell Pearson was honoured for outstanding service to the emergency services and the public. Mr Pearson joined Surrey Fire and Rescue Service in 1992 and was appointed Chief Fire Officer in 2007. David Hodge, Leader of Surrey County … Continue reading

Council receives prestigious Gold Award for championing the armed forces

Surrey County Council is today recognised for its support for the armed forces with a coveted Gold Award from the Ministry of Defence. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced that Surrey is among the first councils nationally to receive the highest award under the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme rewards employers who actively support and promote the interests of former servicemen and women and their … Continue reading

Philip Hammond MP meets Surrey County Council leader David Hodge

The Prime Minister’s flood envoy for the Thames Valley, Philip Hammond, today visited County Hall for a meeting with Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge about the River Thames flood scheme. Foreign Secretary Mr Hammond, the MP for Runnymede and Weybridge, discussed the scheme with Mr Hodge and a representative from the Environment Agency. Mr … Continue reading

National conference speech sets out vision for libraries

Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge today <WED JUNE 27> set out his vision for the future of libraries at one of the biggest political events of the year. He was asked to give a speech at the Local Government Association’s annual conference, which was attended by members of the Government, MPs, councillors, police chiefs and … Continue reading

Surrey leader’s pledge to small businesses

New Surrey County Council leader David Hodge made a pledge to help small firms at a meeting with the national head of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Mr Hodge told the FSB’s national chairman John Walker the council’s procurement team will help small businesses by making sure the process of winning contracts is easier … Continue reading

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