Liberal Democrat District Council independently recognised for strong performance on COVID grant support

Liberal Democrat controlled NNDC is "immensely proud" of officers administering vital Government grants

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Justice for Disability Network Norfolk

We are delighted that the Disability Network Norfolk have been successful in their legal challenge against the reductions in the Minimum Income Guarantee (the amount which the Council says someone is “allowed” to keep to live on after charges for support services are taken from their benefits) by Norfolk County Council.

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Opposition groups at County Hall unite in attempt to reverse Holt Hall closure

A challenge to the decision to close Holt Hall involving the two main opposition political groups at county hall was launched today. A special council meeting is being requisitioned to pressure the Conservative cabinet to reverse the closure and sell off decision and instead find a long term solution to keep outdoor learning for young people from Holt Hall.

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Lib Dems Say No to Holt Hall Closure

The extent of the Tory run County Council’s failure is shown in the report to the Cabinet meeting on 7 December 2020 on the future of Holt Hall. The Council has lost £270,000 over the last three years through its conservative running of the service.

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Outdoor Learning Too Important To Be Cut So Cheaply

It is clear from the report to the Norfolk County Council Scrutiny Committee meeting on 13 November 2020 on the future of Holt Hall that this is a decision just to asset strip the building and raise capital receipts for the council.

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Holt Hall Closure Despicable

On 11 September, the Conservative Cabinet member at Norfolk County Council said “I can assure that there is no intention for Holt Hall to be closed for good”. Yet just 4 weeks later on 8 October the decision was taken to close the Hall.

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How much more can those who need our help take?

The Care Act 2014 makes it clear that local authorities must provide or arrange services that help prevent people from developing care and support needs, or at the very least attempt to delay the deterioration that leaves people dependent on care.

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Liberal Democrats call for recovery plan for children and young people’s mental health

Children with special education needs, such as those with autism spectrum disorder, have found it difficult to get the support they needed during the pandemic. Almost a fifth of pupils with special education needs are absent from school, according to government figures.

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Care Homes residents deserve better leadership from Norfolk County Council

Liberal Democrat Councillor Dan Roper asked Norfolk County Council's Cabinet - "With half of the deaths from Covid 19 being in care homes, residents having to be socially isolated for months and even now only being allowed to see one constant visitor what do you think should be done to improve the quality of life for care home residents?"

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Public Health Work makes people more resilient to Pandemics

Norfolk Liberal Democrats are calling on Norfolk County Council to push for a five-year government settlement for public health services, growing at least at the same rate as the NHS.

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