Both TDC and DCC have been, and are, involved with the Heart of the South West's Brexit Resilience and Opportunities Group which is undertaking research into some of the potential issues and impacts of Brexit. I am told that this work is being undertaken in partnership with the Local Enterprise Partnership and other local councils across Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay. Here's a link for ...
I wonder if all those ex pat (British immigrant) retirees in the EU will have a sense of humour if their UK pensions cannot be paid into their EU bank accounts?
In the event of a No Deal Brexit perhaps TDC will put it back to being food producing land? Allotments perhaps?
It exists courtesy of environmental legislation originating from the EU.
I asked Devon County Council what Brexit impact assessments it has made thus far and from the assessments what, if any, contingency plans. This is part of the answer which I received today. "To date, DCC has not conducted “impact assessments” as such as the form that Brexit will take has been very uncertain, so judging any impacts is currently very difficult. However, DCC is monitoring ...
see article back page of this week's Dawlish Post. (plus adjacent article concerning food and Brexit)
@FredBasset howabout your giving a rest your claiming things but then not providing any evidence of your claims? And no-one, but no-one, makes you or anyone else read what I write. If you find it boring just ignore it and don't read it.
@FB can you give us all some links so that we can all read about these backhanders that developers give to councils. Thanks
From the report it seems that Cllrs Clemens,Hockin, Mayne and Wrigley are talking about the countryside park. Cllr Gordon Hook, Leader of the Lib Dems at TDC, seems to be the one who is confused as as he talks about the car park at Dawlish Warren. It doesn't help that the article shows pictures of the Dawlish Warren car park. As DM says - it's Devon live that has got its wires crossed.
I agree that not everyone has computer access or knowledge and even if they do it doesn't follow that they do online banking. But, it seems that many do. Hence the drop in face to face transactions. It is the old adage. If you don't use it, you'll lose it. Why is a commercial decision taken by the bank anything to do with the council? (and which council are we talking about here? town council? ...