Suffolk County Council, the county’s highways authority, is one of only a handful of councils in the country to take measures to temporarily close off a road to motorised vehicles to assist local people in taking their permitted daily exercise safely, whilst maintaining social distancing.
On 9 April, Leaders of East Suffolk Council and Suffolk County Council wrote to EDF Energy urging them to fully consider how and when they will consult with local communities as part of the planning process for a new Sizewell C power station on the Suffolk coast.
This is a joint statement made by Cllr Matthew Hicks, Leader of Suffolk County Council, Cllr Sarah Adams, Leader of the Labour Group and Cllr Penny Otton, Leader of the Liberal Democrat, Green and Independent Group.
On 13 February 2020, Suffolk County Council approved its annual budget. The Council will increase its spending power again this coming financial year, particularly in Children’s and Adults services, where demand continues to rise year on year.