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Innovation the key as council seeks solutions

March 11, 2016

Cllr Andrew Botham, Deputy Cabinet Member for Jobs, Economy and Transport.

Cllr Andrew Botham, Deputy Cabinet Member for Jobs, Economy and Transport.

WITH the Tory government continuing to impose swingeing cuts on Derbyshire County Council, the Labour-led authority is determined to find innovative solutions to raise finance for essential public services.

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Labour Offer a Fair Deal for Derbyshire if elected next May

July 7, 2014

Cllr Anne Western, Labour leader of Derbyshire County Council.

Cllr Anne Western, Labour leader of Derbyshire County Council.

The Labour Party have today released a report which will offer a Fair Deal for Derbyshire if the party win the general election next May.  The report shows how a Labour government will devolve power and resources from Whitehall to local councils and develop people-powered public services.

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157 Million Reasons Why Eric Pickles is Wrong

July 3, 2014

Cllr Anne Western, Labour leader of Derbyshire County Council.

Cllr Anne Western, Labour leader of Derbyshire County Council.

Councillor Anne Western, Labour Leader of Derbyshire County Council, in her column below responds to an article written by Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, in the Derbyshire Times.

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Derbyshire Labour reinstates funding to Derbyshire Unemployed Worker’s Centre

July 12, 2013

Anne Western, Labour Leader of Derbyshire County Council, said that DUWC is essential for A Fair Deal For Derbyshire

Anne Western, Labour Leader of Derbyshire County Council, said that DUWC is essential for A Fair Deal For Derbyshire

Anne Western, the Labour Leader of Derbyshire County Council, will announce at the council’s next cabinet meeting (16th July 2013) that the council will be awarding a grant of £39,750 to Derbyshire Unemployed Worker’s Centre and £5,763 to The Trade Union Safety Team. This follows the previous Conservative administration’s decision to withhold funding in 2010.

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