The future of planning and development across Welwyn Hatfield is under the spotlight, with residents being consulted until 15th February.
Liberal Democrats have condemned the Conservatives who are in charge at Herts County Council for their complacent response to the damning OFSTED report on the council’s services for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
Like many people in Hertfordshire we were shocked, but unfortunately not surprised, by Ofsted’s assessment that Hertfordshire’s SEND service has been rated as inadequate, its lowest grading.
Conservatives have watered down a Liberal Democrat proposal criticising the government for rowing back on the climate emergency at a meeting of Herts County Council.
A report to Herts County Council’s Resources and Performance Panel has revealed that its “Residential Strategy” has been delayed and is at risk of not meeting its targets.
A meeting of Herts County Council’s Resources and Performance Panel has been told that it is uncertain whether the council’s hiring freeze announced last week will close the gap caused by a projected £16.3 million overspend.
Both the government and the Conservatives who run Herts County Council must accept responsibility for the forecast £16 million overspend which has resulted in the council freezing the recruitment of all but essential staff.