Tag Archives : fairness commission

Where the extraordinary happens – Plymouth Children in Poverty event

More than 50 businesses, public sector agencies and charities came together for a ‘Plymouth Children in Poverty’ awareness event on 23 March, held at The Beacon Hub and facilitated by Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC). Child poverty is a significant issue in Plymouth with the 2014 Fairness Commission Report highlighting how the life outcomes of children were […]

Plymouth City Council shortlisted for national award for community energy support

Plymouth City Council has been shortlisted for a national award for its community energy collaboration in the city. The Council is a finalist in the Innovation in Finance category at the MJ Awards for its work with Plymouth Energy Community (PEC). PEC, which the Council helped to establish in June 2013 with a start-up grant […]

Council to make new commitment to making life better in Plymouth

Plymouth City Council is to announce a new commitment to making life better in Plymouth by ensuring all future contracts have a ‘social value’ clause. The Council hopes to lead by example by ensuring all its future work brings value and benefits to society, the local economy, and at the same time reduce damage to […]

New charter to set standard for private rented housing in Plymouth

Landlords in Plymouth are being asked to sign up to a new charter to improve private rented homes in the city. A consultation is being launched today (Thursday 23 October) to share the draft Charter for PR Housing with landlords, tenants, and the wider public in Plymouth. Plymouth City Council has committed, as one of its […]

Council Leader welcomes final Fairness Commission report

Plymouth Council Leader Tudor Evans welcomes the Plymouth Fairness Commission report, saying it’s a vivid reminder of what must be tackled in the city. He said: “I am immensely proud of the Plymouth Fairness Commission’s final report. Last January, when I asked Dame Suzi Leather if she would be willing to chair an independent panel […]