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VIEWS SOUGHT ON WEALDEN'S PLAN

Wealden residents have the opportunity to say whether Wealden District Council’s Proposed Local Plan has been correctly drawn up and is sound, based on the evidence.

PLEA FOR ROADS' INVESTMENT

Wealden MP Nus Ghani recently met with Jesse Norman MP, the Minister for Roads, to discuss the state of vital Wealden infrastructure.

SOCIAL HOUSING GREEN PAPER

The Communities Secretary has launched the Social Housing Green Paper which will help ensure everyone has a safe, decent place to live and help as many people as possible onto the housing ladder.

ROUGH SLEEPING STRATEGY

Today we are launching the rough sleeping strategy, as part of our mission to eradicate rough sleeping by 2027, providing support to the most vulnerable in society.

POLICE CADETS by Katy Bourne

I am a huge advocate for volunteering particularly when there are opportunities for local people to get involved in keeping their communities safer and so I am dedicating this newsletter to celebrate volunteers in Sussex.

SEEKING BEST SMALL SHOPS

Wealden Conservatives are calling on small shops across the constituency to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.

HELP WITH COUNCIL TAX

Wealden District Council, alongside neighbouring East Sussex authorities, is consulting about options to change the current Council Tax Reduction Scheme.

The scheme helps low income households of working age to pay their council tax.  Any changes would happen from April 2019.

KEEPING BRITAIN AND EUROPE SAFE

Conservatives in the European Parliament are working to keep Britain and the rest of Europe safe. Here are some recent examples along with projects in hand.

Introduced Passenger Name Records

SHIPPING BRITISH PORK

The International Trade Secretary has announced that Taiwan is set to welcome British pork exports for the first time in a deal worth more than £50 million,  supporting jobs in the UK as we make sure we are a truly Global Britain