Shearsby Parish Council

Protecting, Connecting, Involving and Representing Shearsby

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Clerk: Helen Denton-Stacey
36 Sherrier Way, Lutterworth
Leics LE17 4NW

Tel: 07734 793986

The Rural Bulletin 6th December 2021

RSN Response to the Adult Social Care White Paper
In our initial response to the Social Care White Paper which we issued the day after the White Paper was published, the Rural Services Network welcomed the ambition of the Government in the Social Care White Paper 'People at the Heart of Care'. In particular we agreed with the Social Care Minister Gillian Keegan who stated in her speech, "We cannot be serious about Levelling Up unless we are also serious about social care".
However, we expressed concern about whether the Government will be able to deliver on their promises and fix the broken system...

Net Zero Strategy Rural Lens

Cyclist deaths soar on rural roads in England

Views sought on transport plan for Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk

Drug strategy to tackle 300,000 problem users, says PM

New social care plans risk backlash over failure to tackle England's winter crisis

Farmers in England to be paid for looking after soil health from next year

Rural retirees 'can end up in unsuitable, unsafe homes'

A lifeline for your local bank?

Rural Related Politics - An RSN weekly review

Last week, the Government released its long awaited White Paper on Social Care. Full of promises, but perhaps light on commitment in terms of actual funding for rural local authorities to address their current issues with social care provision.
Read our response in our feature articleWe are anticipating the release of the Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement before the Christmas recess and will be exploring it in detail to see whether Government will be recognising the additional costs of service delivery in rural areas.The Rural Services Network are delighted to welcome the ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) to membership of the Rural Services Partnership (RSP)
ACS is the voice of over 17,000 rural shops, supporting our members through effective lobbying, comprehensive advice and innovative networking opportunities.
Find out more here!

The December Rural Economy Spotlight
Read the latest edition of the Rural Economy Spotlight here

Looking for funding for your local project or community group? Read the latest edition of the Funding Digest here

Read the latest Government Consultations that may be relevant to rural communities here

Member Insights is the place to discover the statistics that define communities within our membershipVisit the Members Insights here

Find out about our campaign for fairer funding for rural areas here
This includes our work on the Local Government Finance Settlement

This Rural Bulletin is published by the Rural Services Network and brings you a round up of our existing publications in one place.

Posted: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 12:40 by Helen Denton-Stacey

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