Opinions

Working together to make Suffolk the greenest county in the land

By Richard Rout, Cabinet member for Environment and Public Protection

My Environment and Public Protection portfolio at the Council is incredibly diverse, it includes work with the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service, Suffolk Trading Standards, Flooding and Planning matters.

Why news of health visitors is not the whole story – far from it

This week you may have read news about potential cuts to the number of health visitors working in Suffolk. Unfortunately, this isn’t the whole story – not even close - so I wanted to set the record straight and explain how these proposals are designed to have a very positive impact on the lives of children, young people and families in Suffolk.