Whats been going on at Somerset County Council (August)

Improvements to Delayed Transfer of Care: Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health has written to congratulate and thank Somerset County Council for the work that has been done to reduce delays in people leaving hospital – Delayed Transfers of Care to give it’s formal title.

Conservative Cllr's working to solve Cades Farm issue

Residents living on parts of the new Cades Farm estate in Wellington were this week being surveyed about postal and parcel delivery problems due to possible confusion over similar street names.

Rebecca Pow Appointed DEFRA PPS

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has been appointed as the Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Ministers in the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). 

Taunton to get £6M road deal for Toneway

Taunton, the county town of Somerset is one of the big winners in the latest round of Government Growth Deal funding. £6.7m has been allocated for the upgrade of the Toneway Corridor which links the busy M5, junction 25 with the town.