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OUR PLAN FOR JOBS

Today, the Chancellor will set out our Plan for Jobs, focusing in particular on support for young people, as we continue our economic recovery from coronavirus.

NEW DEAL FOR BRITAIN

The Prime Minister this morning set out our ‘New Deal’, an ambitious economic strategy to rebuild Britain across the UK, putting jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of our economic recovery post-coronavirus, and delivering on our manifesto pledges to level up the entire countr

ACTION ON RECYCLING FROM LEWES CONSERVATIVES

A report just published reveals that while some political parties on Lewes District Council are busy drafting strategic documents on sustainability, it is the Conservatives who inspire decisive action on green issues in an effort to reduce, reuse and recycle.

COUNTY'S SCHOOLS WELCOME BACK MORE STUDENTS

SECONDARY schools across East Sussex are welcoming back more students with a range of measures in place to ensure they can come back to the classroom safely. 

Huge efforts are also continuing behind the scenes to keep remote learning going during the pandemic.

PM'S UPDATE ON COVID AND LOCKDOWN

The Prime Minister has set out further changes to lockdown measures in England to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs.

NO HIDING PLACE FOR CRIMINALS DURING LOCKDOWN

This week, the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioners joined a socially-distanced attestation ceremony to welcome 64 new officers to Sussex Police as they swore their oaths watched on video link by their families and friends. Katy Bourne OBE takes up the story ...

COUNCIL DISMISSES ALL OTHER OPTIONS OVER AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The views of backbench councillors have been completely ignored by the council's Cabinet which refused to look at any other suggestions for more efficient provision of affordable housing in Lewes district at its meeting yesterday [11 June].

COUNCIL REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE MILLIONS RECEIVED IN COVID SUPPORT

Our local council has been blasted for failing to acknowledge millions of pounds received from Government to support local businesses, self-employed workers, the unemployed, charities, other organisations and those in need during the Covid pandemic.

COUNCIL ASKED TO LOOK AT SUPPORT FOR ALL SPORT AND LEISURE PROVIDERS

An East Sussex  council is being urged to investigate additional support to ensure the viability of all sports clubs and leisure facilities across the Lewes district, recognising the extreme pressure faced by organisations in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.