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IMPORTANT ROLE OF PCSOs

The Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, has noticed some negative speculation in the press and on social media recently on the relevance of PCSOs in policing and questioning the decision made by the Chief Constable to recruit 100 PCSOs from part of the rise in this year’s precept. 

WEALDEN KEEP COUNCIL TAX RISE LOW

As it continues to move towards self-sufficiency, Wealden District Council has approved a 2.7% increase in its share of the council tax. This will help it meet the challenges of the future.

EAST SUSSEX YOUTH 'BLAZE A TRAIL'

THE benefits of apprenticeships in helping young people launch a successful career are being highlighted in East Sussex as part of a national initiative. To mark National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from March 4 to 8 under the theme ‘Blaze A Trail’, East Sussex County Council is working with

MP BACKS ACTION ON UNAUTHORISED ENCAMPMENTS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani is backing action by the Government to tackle unauthorised encampments. Action is needed to address the sense of unease and intimidation residents feel when an unauthorised encampment occurs; the frustration at not being able to access amenities, public land and business prem

RECORD EMPLOYMENT LEVELS

New figures show that the number of people in work is at a record high and wages are growing at their fastest rate in over a decade. This means that people’s pay can go further, and more people have the security of a regular wage to provide for their families.

MP CALLS FOR MORE SOCIAL CARE WORKERS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has joined MPs across the UK in supporting a national recruitment campaign by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to address the 110,000 vacancies in adult social care across England. 

MP'S PRAISE FOR HAILSHAM ACADAMIES

Wealden MP Nus Ghani visited Phoenix Academy and White House Academy in Hailsham to meet the staff and students, following their impressive results last year.

MP VISITS CROWBOROUGH PRIMARY

Wealden MP Nus Ghani visited Ashdown Primary School in Crowborough with Wealden District Council Leader Cllr Bob Standley.

BREXIT UPDATE FROM WEALDEN'S MP

After a turbulent few weeks in Parliament, I thought I would update you on what’s been happening in Westminster ...