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£1,500 lost from every man, woman and child in Plymouth

Plymouth has lost the equivalent of £1,500 for every man, woman and child in the city as a result of wave after wave of cuts to Plymouth’s revenue support grant since 2010, the city’s finance chief has revealed. Cabinet Member for Finance Councillor Mark Lowry said a total of £109 million has been wiped off […]


Government cuts Plymouth’s Public Health funding by £920,000

Cuts to Public Health funding of nearly £920,000 which have been confirmed by the Government, will disadvantage Plymouth even further. Plymouth already receives considerably less Public Health funding per head than other areas, but the Government has announced that the city will receive a further in-year cut of 6.2% which equates to £919,198. It forms […]


Council leader presses Plymouth’s case with new Government

Plymouth City Council leader Tudor Evans is making sure key Plymouth issues are high on the agenda of new Government Cabinet members. Councillor Evans has written to key members of the new Cabinet setting out some of the most pressing issues for Plymouth and asking for meetings at the earliest opportunity to discuss them. They […]


Plymouth let down on Public Health funding allocation

Plymouth councillors have reacted angrily to news that the city’s funding for public health has been frozen by the Government despite years of underfunding. Plymouth currently receives significantly less funding per resident than most of other cities of a similar size with similar Public Health Outcomes Framework indicators, being allocated only £47 per head public […]