Representatives from East Sussex County Council, Sussex Police, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, South East Coast Ambulance Service and Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust were in attendance. Continue reading
A REPORT kick-starting the next three years of business and financial planning looks ahead and presents a realistic picture of the baseline-only council services which may be offered in the face of intense pressures on East Sussex.
The State of the County report, being presented to Cabinet next week, sets out the strongest possible offer East Sussex County Council can aim to provide given reductions in funding, increased demand and rising costs. Continue reading
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
The proposals are part of a package of measures East Sussex County Council’s Cabinet will be asked to approve to help the authority achieve agreed savings of £17 million in 2018/19. Continue reading