Proposals to balance Suffolk County Council’s budget in 2018/19 have been published, including an option to increase the basic rate of council tax for the first time in seven years and a range of savings plans.
Provisional GCSE and A Level results have been published by the Department for Educatin. Almost 7,000 students in Suffolk were entered for GCSE results this year.The provisional figures show that 2% more students in Suffolk are achieving the expected standards in English and Maths at GCSE compared with last year.
Suffolk Conservatives continue to drive forward their pledge to make Superfast Broadband available to 100% of Suffolk homes and businesses. New figures published show 90% of Suffolk properties now have access to fibre broadband.
Colin Noble, Leader of Suffolk County Council, has written to the Secretary of State Sajid Javid MP to re-confirm Suffolk County Council’s commitment to the Upper Orwell Crossing and to exploring a Northern Route for Ipswich.
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