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Tributes to Cllr Stuart Earl

Cllr Stuart EarlTRIBUTES have been paid to Cllr Stuart Earl, county council member for Bexhill West, who died in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, October 18) after a period of illness.

Becky Shaw, East Sussex County Council chief executive, said: “Since being elected as member for Bexhill West in 2013, Cllr Earl has been a hard-working and respected member of the council. Continue reading

An open letter from Cllr Keith Glazier, Leader of the Council

Cllr Keith GlazierToday we made some decisions on the Adult Social Care savings proposals at the Cabinet meeting of East Sussex County Council. I want to stress that these have not been easy decisions.

There is a national crisis in social care funding, and when the Council agreed its budget for this financial year (2018/19) at its meeting on February 6 this included a reduction for Adult Social Care and Health of nearly £10 million. We are lobbying hard to get this problem addressed by Government, alongside other councils and all our partners involved in social care. Continue reading